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FBI Cat Fight: Hoover Hits Hollywood Pussy

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FBI Cat Fight: Hoover Hits Hollywood Pussy

There was a time--back before Waco, Ruby Ridge, Filegate, etc.--that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was the shining star of American law enforcement. When J. Edgar Hoover ran the show, he was on top of everything: from Martin Luther King Jr's love life to the dangerous Red Menace. Heck, Hoover even kept an eye on the swill emerging from Hollywood, so that he could be certain the FBI was always portrayed in a positive light in movies and television programs. Here's a memo describing just one of those important FBI efforts to protect its good name. (2 pages)