Apr 4 • 59M

G-Man and Masters of the Universe w/ Beverly Gage

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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny and Derek welcome Beverly Gage, professor of history and American studies at Yale University, to discuss the life and work of J. Edgar Hoover. They touch on his DC upbringing, early years at the nascent FBI, the 1930s War on Crime, the effect of WWII and the Cold War on the agency, COINTELPRO, his sexuality, religiosity, racism, and more.

Grab your copy of Beverly’s book G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century!