The Burglary

The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI

by Betty Medsger

Hardcover, 596 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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An account of the lesser-known story of the 1971 break-in of the FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists cites their roles in triggering major changes in the FBI and confirming that J. Edgar Hoover had run a personal shadow FBI.

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