The Bureau: The Secret History of the FBI, Ronald Kessler
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The Bureau: The Secret History of the FBI

Author: Ronald Kessler

Narrator: Raymond Todd

Unabridged: 17 hr 26 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 01/01/2007

Genre: Political Science - Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement

Synopsis

The Bureau takes listeners behind the scenes of the FBI, from its creation in 1908 to the scandals of present day. Based on exclusive interviews, Kessler reveals the inside story surrounding the events of September 11 and the investigation into the anthrax mailings. The Bureau delves deep within the agency, presenting the organization in its historical context and answering questions concerning its somewhat checkered past. This incredible book includes the first definitive evidence that Hoover blackmailed Congress with information from his secret files; the source of Senator Joseph McCarthy’s bogus claims that there were 205 Communists in the State Department; the truth about J. Edgar Hoover’s sexual orientation; and the disastrous Freeh years, and Robert Mueller’s efforts to correct the problems created by Freeh. A Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year. New York Times Pick.

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