|J. Edgar Hoover in the 1960s, after having
led the FBI for over 40 years.
This month, we give you all things J. Edgar Hoover: photos, movie links, books excerpts, cartoons, and the rest. Check this page for the latest, below:
— Own Clyde Tolson’s actual apartment ! Yes, this is FOR REAL !!
— Hoover: Andrew Simpson on J. Edgar as a student at George Washington University
— Hoover: A journalist’s view — Charles Elliott on searching J. Edgar”s trash.
— Hoover: The view of an FBI veteran;
— Still more snapshots of J. Edgar, including in the White House, 1930s-1970.
— More photos of J. Edgar hoover in the 1930s.
— J. Edgar Hoover and Clyde Tolson — the actual photos
— A few cartoons of J. Edgar Hoover.
— “The Real J. Edgar Hoover,” interview with NPR’s “On Point,” 11/9/2011.
— “Five Myths about J. Edgar Hoover,” Washington Post, 11/9/2011.
— Washington Post web conversation on Hoover “5 Myths” article.
–SPECIAL FEATURE: a free peek at Young J. Edgar, the opening chapter in its entirely.
— My favorite photo of J. Edgar Hoover
— Guest Photo: Hoover and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach
— SNEAK PREVIEW: New edition of YOUNG J. EDGAR now available on Amazon.com
— MOVIES: Leonardo DiCaprio as J. Edgar Hoover — Looking good so far.
|DiCaprio as J. Edgar, from the new movie.
“Mr. Black said he had been interested in Hoover ever since his brother gave him a copy of a book called ‘Young J. Edgar: Hoover, the Red Scare, and the Assault on Civil Liberties.’”
— Interview with Dustin Lance Black, screenwriter for the firm “J. Edgar,” WSJ “Speakeasy,” 11/4/2011.
|Hoover in 1924, from the new
edition of Young J. Edgar.