THE FBI: Of Hoover and Clark

Democratic congressional leaders were still hard at work last week trying to keep alive the surveillance issue surrounding J. Edgar Hoover and his bureau. In a speech delivered at Lewis-St. Francis College in Lockport, Ill..., Senator George McGovern accused the FBI of attempting to "destroy the career" of a Trans World Airlines pilot who had criticized the bureau's handling of the 1969 Minichiello hijacking case. Damning the FBI as the "Federal Bureau of Intimidation," the Senator said: "Despite Mr. Nixon's words, I cannot believe that he can any longer with a straight face profess his confidence in Mr. Hoover."...

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