J. Edgar Hoover The Man and the Secrets

ISBN-10: 0393321282

ISBN-13: 9780393321289

Edition: 1991

Authors: Curt Gentry

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List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 848
Size: 6.20" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628

Curt Gentry was born in Lamar, Colorado on June 13, 1931. During the Korean War, he served in the Air Force. He graduated from San Francisco State College. He wrote several books including Frame-Up: The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings, The Madams of San Francisco: An Irreverent History of the City by the Golden Gate, and J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets. He and Vincent Bugliosi wrote Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders, which won an Edgar Award for best fact crime book in 1975. He also wrote a novel entitled The Last Days of the Late, Great State of California. He died on July 10, 2014 at the age of 83.

Three Days in May
Tuesday, May 2, 1972
Wednesday, May 3, 1972
Thursday, May 4, 1972
Something Big
Inauguration Day
The Missing Years
"Palmer--Do Not Let This Country See Red!"
The Soviet Ark
The Facts Are a Matter of Record
The Director
The Department of Easy Virtue
The Director
"This Is the Last Straw, Edgar."
A Stay of Execution
The Gangster Era
The Rise and Fall of Public Hero Number One
A Problem of Identity
The Man Who Came to Dinner
A Curious Relationship
Coup d'Etat
Roosevelt Calls In His Due Bills
The View from the Balcony
The Secret War
The FBI Director, the First Lady, and Other Matters
The Man from Independence
A Case of Somewhat Rancid Morals
Chief Justice Hoover
The Punch-and-Judy Show
Friends, Enemies, and the Investigation of Jesus Christ
Virtually Untouchable
"We Didn't Want Them to Die."
An "Incident"
The Director Versus the General
The Kennedys
"We Must Mark Him Now."
On Borrowed Time
Seriously Flawed
The Fall of LBJ
The Unforgotten Man
Hail, Caesar!
Under Siege
The Third Judas
The Last Days
Epilogue: Pandora's Box
Source Notes
Interviews and Other Sources
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