Washington Wire

T. R. B.
November 1953
New Republic;11/30/53, Vol. 129 Issue 18, p2
The article provides information on topics related to espionage. Herbert Browne, Attorney General wants to fight espionage by legalizing wire-tapping and watering down the Fifth Amendment. The Canadian matter, coupled with Senate committee efforts to summon Igor Gouzenko, ex-Soviet cipher clerk in Ottawa, Ontario, who tipped off atomic espionage in 1945. When Brownell and J. Edgar Hoover, director of Federal Bureau of Investigation, testified last week, 13 motion picture and. television cameras on tripods, plus two other tripods for still shots were counted.


Related Articles

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt, J. Edgar Hoover, and FBI POLITICAL SURVEILLANCE. Charles, Douglas M. // USA Today Magazine;Sep99, Vol. 128 Issue 2652, p74 

    Analyzes how controversy over political surveillance activities can be traced back to the role of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) during the J. Edgar Hoover years as director. How the scope of the agency's illegal activities became public; Origins of such surveillance...

  • The FBI and I. Seldes, George // Progressive;Feb89, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p50 

    Reports that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had been spying on the author. Listing of military recruits subscribing to 'In Fact,' the magazine published by the author; Postmaster's listing of publications and letters received by the author and his wife; Author's correspondence...

  • The FBI and Its Money.  // New Republic;5/26/41, Vol. 104 Issue 21, p716 

    Reports on the increase in the appropriation given to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by the U.S. Congress. Amount of money appropriated to the FBI during the First World War; Need to ensure that J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI, uses the money to detect and prevent actual or...

  • Paranoid Politics: J. Edgar vs LaPierre. STEIN, ROBERT // Moderate Voice;5/9/2013, p19 

    The article focuses on file-keepers J. Edgar Hoover and Wayne La Pierre. It states that Hoover used anxieties over spying during the Cold War to glorify the U.S. government. It mentions that on the other hand La Pierre took advantage of economic crisis. It highlights that both were racists and...

  • Stern's victory over FBI Shows FOI Act Potential. Graf, William S. // Journalism Quarterly;Spring75, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p131 

    Reports on the detailed report of Carl Stern, an NBC newsman, on Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director J. Edgar Hoover's plan to disrupt racial and political groups by espionage, surveillance and agents provocateurs. Counter intelligence program made by FBI; Provisions of Freedom on...

  • The Record.  // Time;11/23/1953, Vol. 62 Issue 21, p29 

    The article highlights the record of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) regarding the Harry Dexter White scandal. FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover sent the White House the first warning that White and other government employees are supporting a Communist espionage in the capital on...

  • COINTELPRO: THE FBI'S COVERT WAR AGAINST AMERICA. Steiger, Brad; Steiger, Sherry // Conspiracies & Secret Societies;2006, p91 

    An encyclopedia entry for "COINTELPRO: The FBI's Covert War Against America" is presented. U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director J. Edgar Hoover is said to have ordered his field agents to expose, disrupt, misdirect, discredit and otherwise neutralize specific target groups,...

  • TELLING ALL. Muray, Leo // Contemporary Review;Jun93, Vol. 262 Issue 1529, p333 

    This article presents information on the book "Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover," by Anthony Hoovers. This is the story of J. Edgar Hoover, the notorious, but famous, head of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Hoover took care to let them know indirectly...

  • Time Machine DECEMBER 1943. Masamitsu, Emily // Popular Mechanics;Jan2008, Vol. 185 Issue 1, p16 

    The article reports that the director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) J. Edgar Hoover stresses on the role of citizen surveillance in preventing terrorism in the U.S. Hoover suggests that the U.S. citizens should be alert and should inform their nearest Field Office in case of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics