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Selected Bibliography

Selected Bibliography

Beyond materials used in FBI files, the following works were found most useful in writing this book:

Batvinis, Raymond J. The Origins of FBI Counterintelligence. Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas Press, 2007.

Benson, Robert Louis, and Michael Warner. Venona: Soviet Espionage and the American Response, 1939-1957. Washington, D.C.: National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency, 1996.

Bonavolonta, Jules, and Brian Duffy. The Good Guys: How We Turned the FBI ‘Round – and Finally Broke the Mob. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Burrough, Bryan. Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34. New York: Penguin Press, 2004.

Cummings, Homer, and Carl McFarland. Federal Justice: Chapters in the History of Justice and the Federal Executive. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937.

DeLoach, Cartha D. “Deke.” Hoover’s FBI: The Inside Story by Hoover’s Trusted Lieutenant. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 1995.

Garrow, David J. The FBI and Martin Luther King, Jr.: From “Solo” to Memphis. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1981.

Hearings before the Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities . Volume 6, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Book III: Supplementary Detailed Staff Reports on Intelligence Activities and the Rights of Americans. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1976.

Jensen, Joan M. The Price of Vigilance. Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1968.

Kelley, Clarence M., and James Kirkpatrick Davis. Kelley: The Story of an FBI Director. Kansas City, Missouri: Andrews, McMeel & Parker, 1987.

Kessler, Ronald. The Terrorist Watch: Inside the Desperate Race to Stop the Next Attack. New York: Crown Forum, 2007.

Lamphere, Robert J., and Tom Schactman. The FBI-KGB War: A Special Agent’s Story. New York: Random House, 1986.

Pistone, Joseph D., and Richard Woodley. Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia. New York: New American Library, 1987.

Powers, Richard Gid. Secrecy and Power: The Life of J. Edgar Hoover. New York: The Free Press, 1987.

Simeone, John, and David Jacobs. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to the FBI. Indianapolis, Indiana: Alpha Books, 2003.

Theoharis, Athan G., et al. The FBI: A Comprehensive Reference Guide. Phoenix, Arizona: Oryx Press, 1999.

Turchie, Terry D., and Kathleen M. Puckett. Hunting the American Terrorist: The FBI’s War on Homegrown Terror. Palisades, New York: History Publishing Company, 2007.

Whitehead, Don. The FBI Story: A Report to the People. New York: Random House, 1956.