J. Edgar Hoover was still in his twenties when the call came to head up America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation
Master Detective July 2016
J. Edgar Hoover was still in his twenties when the call came to head up America’s Federal Bureau of Investigation and lead the war against the underworld. It was a hugely problematic job, but as the first part of our new series Most Wanted – the Birth Of The FBI, the gangsters would soon learn to fear the ruthless young boss.
Part two of Sex Romps, Porn And Murder – Sex On Borrowed Time, on page 20, recounts the trial which had a nation riveted. Don’t miss it.
Our series of Manchester Murder Mysteries continues with the chilling and haunting tale of two boys found dead in separate cellars. Had the same killer struck in both Ancoats and neighbouring Ardwick?
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