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Federal Bureau of Investigation: History


COUNTRYMAN, VERN. "The History of the F.B.I.: Democracy's Development of a Secret Policy." In Investigating the F.B.I. Edited by Pat Watters and Stephen Gillers. New York: Doubleday, 1973.

Federal Bureau of Investigation. F.B.I.: Facts and History. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Justice, 1990.

——. History of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Washington, D.C.: Office of Public and Congressional Affairs, 1997.

——. Your F.B.I. Washington, D.C.: Office of Public and Congressional Affairs, 1999.

GENTRY, CURT. J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and His Secrets. New York: Penguin Books, 1991.

HORAN, JAMES D. The Pinkertons: The Detective Dynasty that Made History. New York: Crown, 1968.

POWERS, RICHARD. Secrecy and Power: The Life of J. Edgar Hoover. New York: The Free Press, 1987.

PRESTON, WILLIAM. Aliens and Dissenters: Federal Suppression of Radicals, 1903–1933. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1963.

THEOHARIS, ATHAN. Spying on Americans: Political Surveillance from Hoover to the Huston Plan. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1978.

UNGAR, SANFORD J. F.B.I. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1976.

WHITEHEAD, DON. The F.B.I. Story: A Report to the People. Foreword by J. Edgar Hoover. New York: Random House, 1956.

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