crime

  1. A Measure of Wheat

    J. Edgar Hoover's FBI

    On May 10, 1945, J. Edgar Hoover, who was instrumental in the founding of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, was appointed as its first director. Hoover remained the FBI's director until his death in 1972. Later in life and after his death, Hoover became a controversial figure as...
  2. Prophetess

    Conviction of the "Teflon Don"

    On April 2, 1992, John Gotti, the boss of the Gambino crime family in New York, was convicted of murder and racketeering. He was later sentenced to life in prison. While other crime family figures often shied away from the media, Gotti loved being in the public spotlight. His particular...