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Burton Hersh on Robert F. Kennedy and J. Edgar Hoover

11/22/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Coming up today we’ll talk about the life of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover who spent about 40 years in that job.

He headed the nation’s foremost law enforcement agency during some of the nation’s most tumultuous times- the Great Depression, World War II, The McCarthy anti-communist era, The Civil Rights Movement, the Kennedy assassination and the Vietnam War. There’s a new film in the theaters about Hoover starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Clint Eastwood.

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Poisoning The Press: Richard Nixon v Jack Anderson

06/09/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. In a moment we’ll discuss the epic struggle between President Richard Nixon and one of the top investigative journalists of the time- Jack Anderson, it’s covered in a new book by Mark Feldstein - an investigative reporter himself who spent part of his career here in the Tampa Bay area.

But first some listener comments about yesterday’s interview with Stetson Law professor Michael Allen about the US Constitution. Here’s what s...

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