TITLE

What Has the FBI Been Doing?

PUB. DATE
January 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;1/5/42, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p221
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in maintaining security of the U.S. Information that J. Edgar Hoover, chief of the FBI, set up a general intelligence division within the FBI to improve its efficiency; Statement that the work of the FBI is such that it cannot always take the public into its confidence; Information that FBI has compiled what amounts to a blacklist of alleged subversive persons whom the army and navy will not permit to work on defense contracts. Information that FBI has done a prodigious job of investigating government employees under Section 9a of the Hatch Act.
ACCESSION #
14692938

 

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