Columnists: Life Imitates Art

"There has been a lot of discussion as to whether J. Edgar Hoover should be asked to resign from the FBI after his recent remarks about Martin Luther King and the Warren Report," wrote Syndicated Columnist Art Buchwald last week. "I can now reveal for the first time why President Johnson can't ask J. Edgar Hoover to resign. The reason is J. Edgar Hoover doesn't exist. He is a mythical person first thought up by the Reader's Digest.'" Buchwald went on to develop his theme: that even the name was a phony, attached over the years to 26 "hired...

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