federal bureau of investigation (fbi)

  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...