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In the 1940s through 1950s, Hoover seemed to ignore organized crime operated by what group? ???
76.7%
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4.1%
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9.3%
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2.6%
What year was J. Edgar Hoover born in (on January 1st)? ???
75.1%
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19.7%
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3.6%
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1.6%
Hoover was the first director of which U.S. intelligence agency, formed in 1908? ???
71%
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23.3%
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1.6%
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2.6%
Which president was in office when Hoover retired his position as Director upon his death in 1972? ???
68.9%
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6.2%
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9.8%
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6.2%
At the beginning of World War I, Hoover worked in the War Emergency Division of the Justice Department. Which president authorized him to arrest allegedly disloyal foreigners without trial? ???
64.2%
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15.5%
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9.8%
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5.7%
What kind of forensic evidence became significantly more important thanks to Hoover's focus on advancing scientific methods within the FBI? ???
61.7%
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15.5%
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12.4%
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1.6%
For how many years was J. Edgar Hoover director of the FBI? ???
56%
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5.2%
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9.8%
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22.8%
Hoover founded COINTELPRO, which aimed at surveilling, infiltrating and disrupting which political organization? ???
54.9%
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28%
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7.8%
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1.6%
Complete the Hoover quote: '____ is incidental to law and order.' ???
53.4%
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8.8%
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17.1%
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13%
Hoover attended which university? (Other alumni include Colin Powell, Alec Baldwin, J. William Fulbright and L. Ron Hubbard.) ???
32.1%
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14.5%
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41.5%
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9.3%

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