J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover

By Hosts: Huw Lemmey & Ben Miller

Bad Gays

Wednesday, 27 November

The other polestar of human evil. "Justice is incidental to law and order." Johnny and Clyde. 




Johnson, David K. The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Medsger, Betty. The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI. New York: Knopf, 2014.

Simkin, John. "Clyde Tolson." Spartacus Educational: https://spartacus-educational.com/USAtolson.htm

Summers, Anthony. Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1993. 

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