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ID:

550

Date:

2010-01-23

Headline:

New documents show longtime friendship between J. Edgar Hoover and Paul Harvey

Reporter's name:

Joe Stephens

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Washington Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Nearly 1,400 pages of documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) file on broadcasting icon Paul Harvey revealed that the broadcasting icon struck up and maintained a close relationship with FBI head J. Edgar Hoover for twenty years, after Harvey was caught trying to breach security at a Chicago-area government laboratory. Harvey, who had planned to use the incident to lament the weakness of government security, instead was spotted within seconds and questioned by FBI agents, though ultimately not charged.

Keywords:

Paul Harvey, radio, J. Edgar Hoover, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, espionage, Argonne National Laboratory, Atomic Energy Commission

URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/22/AR2010012202602.html


Agencies:

FBI

States:

DC
IL

Categories:

FBI


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