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Richard Gid Powers

Born: 27-Jul-1944

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Secrecy and Power

Father: Richard M. Powers (illustrator, b. 1921, d. 1996)
Mother: Evelyn

    University: AB, College of the Holy Cross (1965)
    University: PhD American Civilization, Brown University (1969)
    Professor: College of Staten Island, City College of New York

Author of books:
G-Men: Hoover's FBI in American Popular Culture (1983, culture)
Secrecy and Power: The Life of J. Edgar Hoover (1987, biography)
Not Without Honor: The History of American Anticommunism (1995, history)
Broken: The Troubled Past and Uncertain Future of the FBI (2004, corporate history)
The Mystery of the Trinity (2014, novel)

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