By Gladwell M.
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J. Edgar sent a personal plea to “I do not like being in a subordinate President Hoover to put the Bureau of In- role,” J. Edgar told Clyde and his vestigation in charge. Hoover didn’t agents. ” specifically grant that request, demanding instead that all federal law enforcement agencies get involved. But President Hoover, bowing to public pressure, finally designated J. Edgar as coordinator of federal assistance, hoping that a collaboration of various agencies could solve the case. At long last J.
I knew better,” the technician later revealed. “I would bet my life that those were pic30 tures taken by J. ” The taking of these pornographic pictures would in time become a lifelong obsession of J. Edgar’s. ” He preferred secret pictures taken of some of the most famous men and women in America, ranging over the years from John F. Kennedy to Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe. “Kid Napoleon,” as J. Edgar was called, launched a crusade against pornography, a campaign that was secretly directed by Clyde.
Edgar told Clyde and his chief aides, “Fortunately, ever since the Wall Street crash of 1929, I knew that Hoover would be swept out of office. We’ve been looking into the private lives of Mr. Roosevelt and his ugly wife, Eleanor. We have turned up scandals that could destroy his presidency even before it gets off the ground. ” “Are you suggesting blackmail, Mr. ” one of his lawyers asked. ” J. Edgar said. “Our work here is vital. We must be allowed to carry on with it. ” Unknown to the Bureau at large, Clyde and three agents had for months conducted secret investigations into the private lives of the Roosevelts.
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