Retrieved September 29, Hoover has been credited with building the FBI into a larger crime-fighting agency than it was at its inception and with instituting a number of modernizations to police technology, such as a centralized fingerprint file and forensic laboratories. Archived from the original on June 11, Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisition.
What Would You Do? As the movie depicts, after Hoover's death, his loyal secretary Helen Gandy destroys the "official and confidential" files. Namespaces Article Talk.
I in his own image of discipline and patriotism. Using illegal wiretaps and warrantless searches, Hoover gathered a large file of what he considered damning evidence against King. Penguin Books. Bibcode : Natur. The Tuscaloosa News. Retrieved November 10,
Constitution 21st Amendment U. The House Judiciary Committee then demanded that Silberman testify about them. National Archives and Records Administration. His agents slipped file material to the senator for use in his infamous inquisition, while publicly denying doing so. Archived from the original on December 27,