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The Burglary: The 1971 discovery of Hoover’s secret FBI

September 9, 2014
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<em>The Burglary:</em> The 1971 discovery of Hoover’s secret FBI

Betty Medsger's book The Burglary tells the never-before-told account of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, in 1971. A group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—revealed a shocking truth that J. Edgar Hoover had created his own shadow Bureau of Investigation.
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