Opinion: Leave It to Experts

As the longtime boss (38 years) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, John Edgar Hoover is a rare fixture in Government. He is serving under his sixth President, always gets the money he wants without a murmur from Congress, has built an international reputation as a G-man who rounds up Communists with the same efficiency that he tracks down criminals. But every so often, Hoover comes in for criticism—Nebraska's Senator George Norris once called him "the greatest hound for publicity on the American continent." And last week, out of a clear blue Democratic sky, came one of the most...

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