Tom Mangold presents a history of the first 100 years of the FBI.
The story from J Edgar Hoover's death in 1972 to the present day and a look at what the future holds for the bureau.
|01||In The Beginning||20080303|
The Bureau is born in 1908.
|02||Don't Shoot G Man Don't Shoot.||20080304|
J Edgar Hoover, already having achieved iconic status, takes on the big gangsters of the thirties.
|03||A Good War||20080305|
FBI agents forestall the Nazi threat in their own homeland and take the fight to South America.
|04||Commies, Bugging And Secret Files||20080306|
All-powerful secret policeman J Edgar Hoover bugs most of his enemies but not the Mafia.
|05||Dirty Tricks - Hoover Versus Martin Luther King||20080307|
The FBI takes on the new hero of the civil rights movement and fights dirty.
|06||End Of The Empire||20080310|
J Edgar Hoover finally relinquishes his grip over the FBI and America - by dying.
|07||The Mafia And The Mob On Wheels||20080311|
With Hoover gone, the FBI finally takes on the Mafia and confronts another mob, the Hell's Angels.
|08||* The Federal Bureau Of Incompetence||20080312|
The FBI fails to cope with the high-tech computer age and discovers that one of its own is a traitor.
|09||* The Catastrophe||20080313|
The FBI failed to anticipate or prevent the biggest attack on America of all time.
|10 LAST||* Tomorrow's Bureau||20080314|
Can the FBI meet the challenges of cyber crime, new intelligence threats, and the never-ending war on terror?