Investigations: Sex & the Single FBI Man

On the night of Aug. 16, as the Federal Bureau of Investigation solemnly recorded soon afterward, Thomas Henry Carter, 25, an unmarried white male, shared a bedroom in an apartment building near Washington with an unmarried white female from Texas. Moreover, the agency was to learn, Carter's sleeping arrangements that night were known to three other bachelors, who nonetheless failed to report them to the FBI.

Said dereliction was of great concern to the Federal Bureau of Investigation because the four men in question—roommates all—were then working for the FBI. And, as plainly stipulated to...

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