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J. Edgar Hoover
(1895-1972) born on
Jan 01
US government official. He was director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 1924 until his death in 1972.
         
   
F
Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth ... Truth-telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: Every single one was a liar.

R
No amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family.
A
The cure for crime is not the electric chair, but the high chair.
N
Just the minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.
K
We are a fact-gathering organization only. We don't clear anybody. We don't condemn anybody.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "What I Would Tell a Son" in "Family Weekly," 14 Jul 1963.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "Look," 14 Jun 1956.
K: in "Look," 14 Jun 1956.
   


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