toggle menu
1000+ books

J. Edgar Hoover
in a sentence

show 24 more with this conextual meaning
  • J. Edgar Hoover himself says so.†   (source)
  • J. Edgar Hoover is known to have authorized illegal wiretaps.
  • Bobby Kennedy gets the bad news from J. Edgar Hoover.†   (source)
  • J. Edgar Hoover survived the attempts of several presidents to replace him as director of the FBI.†   (source)
  • "It's J. Edgar Hoover," she tells Bobby.†   (source)
  • They are three-quarters show biz, Frank Sinatra, Jackie Gleason and Toots Shor, drinking buddies from way back, and they're accompanied by a well-dressed man with a bulldog mug, one J. Edgar Hoover.†   (source)
  • The bulldog fed, J. Edgar Hoover, the Law's debased saint, hyperlinked at last to Sister Edgar—a single fluctuating impulse now, a piece of coded information.†   (source)
  • They were staying at the Waldorf, which was J. Edgar Hoover's hotel of choice during his sojourns in New York, but the party was taking place, the ball, the fete, the social event of the season, the decade, the half century no doubt—the ball was in the ballroom at the Plaza.†   (source)
  • His activities had a crisp climax when he was arrested for snatching the garbage of J. Edgar Hoover from the rear of the Director's house in northwest Washington and this is what people remembered, what I remembered when I first reheard the name Jesse Detwiler.†   (source)
  • J. Edgar Hoover actually spends hours listening to the secret recordings made of King's assignations.†   (source)
  • They'd had a leisurely dinner, bantering with the wine steward and then enjoying a brandy at the bar with old acquaintances because there were old acquaintances wherever J. Edgar Hoover went, some who were loyal supporters, others residing in the files, a few who were enemies-for-life but didn't know it yet, and Edgar and Clyde were in a mellow enough mood, despite reports from the site, seated in the plush rear seat in black tie of course and wearing their masks, like a suave and…†   (source)
  • The story goes on to say that Bobby Kennedy appealed to J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI to expunge those records.†   (source)
  • As if to mark the event, the CIA expands its powers even further into J. Edgar Hoover's world by creating a domestic operations division.†   (source)
  • Part of this is because he has heard J. Edgar Hoover's wiretap recordings of King, and part is because Bobby is being protective of the president.†   (source)
  • J. Edgar Hoover believes this preoccupation is folly and that Reverend King's comments will one day be forgotten.†   (source)
  • Bobby knows that one of JFK's first official acts after being reelected in 1964 will be to fire J. Edgar Hoover.†   (source)
  • J. Edgar Hoover, who like LBJ had felt personally humiliated by the Kennedys during JFK's time in office, was only too happy to comply.†   (source)
  • Some came to this belief thanks to Oswald's comments and J. Edgar Hoover's insistence that there was a conspiracy.†   (source)
  • FBI special agents John Fain and Arnold J. Brown, warriors in J. Edgar Hoover's war against communism, have been waiting all day to see Lee Harvey Oswald.†   (source)
  • Just a few short weeks after being named attorney general, Bobby Kennedy received a special file from J. Edgar Hoover, the pug-nosed and Machiavellian head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.†   (source)
  • But any case involving J. Edgar Hoover's battle against communism gets top priority, which is why Hosty is stopping at Mrs. Paine's rather than driving straight back into Dallas to start his weekend.†   (source)
  • The president has hard evidence, provided by J. Edgar Hoover, that the civil rights leader has something in common with the disgraced British politician John Profumo.†   (source)
  • It is against federal law to initiate a conspiracy to kill the president, which is why J. Edgar Hoover is now insisting that JFK's murder was the act of many instead of just one.†   (source)
  • To give his crusade credibility in the eyes of the American government, Diem insists that Buddhism and communism are the same—a suggestion akin to J. Edgar Hoover's quiet belief that civil rights and communism are synonymous.†   (source)
▲ show less (of above)