Dec. 7, 2022

321 | Beverly Gage: How the FBI and Its Politics Shaped the American Century

321 | Beverly Gage: How the FBI and Its Politics Shaped the American Century

Beverly Gage, 20th-century American History Professor at Yale and author of G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century, joins The Realignment to discuss how J. Edgar Hoover's tenure as FBI director shaped American history, politicized federal law enforcement, and how today's bureau navigates its hyper-political challenges like the Mar-a-Lago raid and the Trump presidency.


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Beverly Gage, 20th-century American History Professor at Yale and author of G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century, joins The Realignment to discuss how J. Edgar Hoover's tenure as FBI director shaped American history, politicized federal law enforcement, and how today's bureau navigates its hyper-political challenges like the Mar-a-Lago raid and the Trump presidency.