Nation: Discord and Disturbance at the FBI

Veteran agents challenge some decisions by their new chief

They came from New York City, from Philadelphia and Richmond, and from headquarters a few blocks away. They were all neatly dressed in jackets and ties, some still in the white shirts and short hair of yesteryear. On their own time and at their own expense, nearly 700 past and present FBI agents gathered last week in front of the U.S. courthouse in Washington for an extraordinary protest demonstration against the indictments of three former bureau officials.

L. Patrick Gray III, acting director of the bureau...

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