ERIC Number: EJ431909
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Dissent and the State: Unleashing the FBI, 1917-1985.
Theoharis, Athan G.
History Teacher, v24 n1 p41-52 Nov 1990
Follows development of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Finds the agency monitored dissident activities and investigated outside its defined jurisdiction with presidential support. States J. Edgar Hoover expanded the FBI's information-gathering procedures beyond legal boundaries resulting in a powerful, autonomous agency that poisoned U.S. political climate. Identifies three influential targets Inga Arvad, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Adlai E. Stevenson, Jr. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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