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J. Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisitions

2005 Rated NR 1hr 33m

As director of the FBI for more than 40 years, J. Edgar Hoover served under a record eight presidents and oversaw thousands of investigations against individuals he deemed anti-American, including actors, politicians and members of protest groups. This fascinating documentary applies a critical eye to Hoover's legacy with a special focus on his penchant for propaganda, preying on Americans' fears of communism to achieve his personal aims.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.