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The birth of the FBI : Teddy Roosevelt, the Secret Service, and the fight over America's premier law enforcement agency / Willard M. Oliver.

Author/Creator:
Oliver, Willard M. author.
Other Title:
Birth of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Publication:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 329 pages ; illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Subjects:
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Secret Service -- History -- 20th century.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Tawney, James A. (James Albertus), 1855-1919.
United States. Congress -- History -- 20th century.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
United States. Congress
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
United States. Secret Service
Law enforcement -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Public land sales -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1909.
Law enforcement -- Political aspects.
Political corruption.
Politics and government.
Public land sales.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"Teddy Roosevelt, the Secret Service, and the Birth of the FBI traces the roots of the struggle between President Roosevelt and Congressman Tawney in the creation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Prologue
Federal law enforcement
Pinkerton's detectives
Counterfeiters
Assassinations
Secret Service
The making of president Theodore Roosevelt
Conservation
Land thieves
Chairman James A. Tawney
The Bureau of Investigation
Born in controversy
The battle over the Bureau
Sore losers & petty politics
The aftermath
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Oliver, Willard M., author. Birth of the FBI
ISBN:
9781442265035
1442265035
OCLC:
1056689350
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