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100 Years Ago — J. Edgar Hoover Becomes FBI Deputy Director (August 22 1921)

“Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth. Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every … Continue reading

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On This Day — J. Edgar Hoover Becomes FBI Deputy Director (August 22 1921) [2020]

“I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.” “Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth. Truth-telling, I have … Continue reading

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On This Day — J. Edgar Hoover Becomes FBI Deputy Director (August 22 1921) [2019]

“I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.” “Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth Truth-telling, I have … Continue reading

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