J Edgar Hoover

By Mike Walker.

Four different plays about the legendary director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Director Ned Chaillet.

Episodes

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01Red Scare19990326

By Mike Walker.

Four different plays about the legendary director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Director Ned Chaillet.William Hootkins portrays the 24-year-old Hoover who was charged with orchestrating America's first campaign against communism.

With Bob Sherman, Kate Harper and Patrick Allen

02Public Enemy19990402

William Hootkins portrays Hoover as he sheds his younger self and moves into the orbit of Walter Winchell, America's radio pundit, as they wage war against gangsters, creating and destroying heroes.

With Michael Neill, John Guerrasio, William Roberts, Mac MacDonald, Adam Sims and Dave Brooks.

03They Call Him Bobby19990409

A powerful duologue for US Attorney General Robert F Kennedy and Hoover.

It is set in the volatile years of the Kennedy administration, when civil rights, Martin Luther King Jr and the war against the MAFIA were high on the Kennedy agenda.

With William Hootkins and John Sharian.

04 LASTPrivate And Confidential19990416

Hoover's life is reviewed by his lifelong companion and assistant director, Clyde Tolson.

With William Hootkins and David Soul