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Author Oliver, Willard M., author.

Title The birth of the FBI : Teddy Roosevelt, the Secret Service, and the fight over America's premier law enforcement agency / Willard M. Oliver.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  363.250973 OLI    AVAILABLE
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Description xi, 329 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue -- Federal law enforcement -- Pinkerton's detectives -- Counterfeiters -- Assassinations -- Secret Service -- The making of president Theodore Roosevelt -- Conservation -- Land thieves -- Chairman James A. Tawney -- The Bureau of Investigation -- Born in controversy -- The battle over the Bureau -- Sore losers & petty politics -- The aftermath -- Epilogue.
Summary "Teddy Roosevelt, the Secret Service, and the Birth of the FBI traces the roots of the struggle between President Roosevelt and Congressman Tawney in the creation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Secret Service -- History -- 20th century.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Tawney, James A. (James Albertus), 1855-1919.
United States. Congress -- History -- 20th century.
Law enforcement -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Public land sales -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Political corruption -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1901-1909.
Added Title Birth of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
ISBN 9781442265035 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
1442265035 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
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