J. Edgar Hoover News
Hoover Who? The Battle Over the New $1.8B FBI Headquarters and a Name
A debate is brewing inside the Beltway and beyond, pitting some current and retired FBI agents against one another in a fight over the legacy of J. Edgar Hoover and whether the name of the Bureau’s first and most controversial director should grace the FBI’s proposed new $1.8 billion headquarters.
Why Goats Are Grazing at the Capitol Graveyard
Congress has left Washington to the goats. Some 30 goats will spend the next two weeks grazing on the grounds of the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC, the final resting place for more than 65,000 Washingtonians, including former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover . Whiskey, Cleopatra, Cinnamon,
British ISIS Militants Nicknamed 'The Beatles' Held Foley and other Journalists
U.S. launches more airstrikes against ISIS in Northern Iraq despite death threat to 2nd American journalist held captive.
What It Was Like 50 Years Ago Today: Civil Rights Act Signed
Half a century ago today, with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy at his side, President Lyndon B. Johnson forged a new path for America by signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The bill was crafted in response to a...
Excerpt: Julia Angwin's 'Dragnet Nation'
Excerpted from DRAGNET NATION: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance by Julia Angwin, published February 25, 2014 by Times Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, LLC. Copyright © 2014 by Julia Angwin. All rights reserved. 1...
Sterling's refreshing transparency
For those of us who prefer our billionaire bigots free of sheets and hoods and deceptive words, Donald Sterling's Anderson Cooper interview was a rare treat. The disgraced NBA owner made no real attempt to conceal his feelings of superiority. In his trial by combat, Sterling eschewed the help of
9 People Who Witnessed JFK's Assassination
A Doctor Lost His 'Hero' Firsthand That Day, as a Reporter Found His Confidence
It's 'Sorry' Season In Washington
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘I’M SORRY’: President Obama last night apologized to Americans who are losing their health care coverage amid a firestorm of criticism over his promise that under Obamacare “if you like your plan, you can keep your plan.” “I am sorry...
Why Did Deep Throat leak? Revisiting the Watergate Leaks
Watergate expert Max Holland says Deep Throat was leaking as part of a plot to become FBI Director