Letters and Politics

J. Edgar Hoover: From Progressive Icon To Villain

Guest: Beverly Gage is professor of history at Yale. She is the author of The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in Its First Age of Terror, and her latest, G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century.

G-Man is Winner of the 2022 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography and the 2023 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy and Finalist for the 2023 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography