The first book to present the full story of the FBI from its beginnings in 1908 to the present. Focuses on the agents who have made its cases & its directors, from J. Edgar Hoover through Louis Freeh & Robert Mueller. Probes the relationship between the FBI & American presidents, & the tension that exists between a free society & what amounts to a national police force. Based on exclusive interviews, this book reveals for the first time the dramatic inside story of the FBI's response to the attacks of September 11, including its investigation of the anthrax mailings. Tells the richly detailed story of a uniquely powerful institution, its profound impact on American society, & how it has changed since September 11th. Black & white photos.
Law, Criminal-Law, Law-Enforcement,