The story of the late J. Edgar Hoover, who was head of the FBI from 1924-1972. The film follows Hoover from his racket-busting days through his reign under eight U.S. presidents.
The files that escaped the shredder have become an incredible motion picture. From the Kennedys to Martin Luther King. From cab drivers to Congressmen. From housewives to hostesses. He had something on 58 million people. It was all in his files. Now you can see how he used it.
Did You Know?
The film was shot at authentic locations such as J. Edgar Hoover
's office and home, the FBI's headquarters in Washington, DC, and training facility in Virginia, and the Mayflower Hotel (where Hoover ate lunch daily). See more
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