From the beginning of Prohibition and the outbreak of World War I through the depths of the Cold War, Vietnam and the Watergate scandal, J. Edgar Hoover (Broderick Crawford) serves his country as a quiet observer, a feared enforcer and the original leader of the FBI. When Hoover dies in 1972, a scandal erupts after his private files become public record and America gets a shocking glimpse into the mysterious figure who led the bureau in the most tumultuous decades of the 20th century.
Director: Larry Cohen
Producer: Larry Cohen
Cast: Broderick Crawford, Dan Dailey, Jose Ferrer, Michael Parks, Ronee Blakely, Rip Torn, Celeste Holm, Michael Sacks, Raymond St. Jacques, Andrew Duggan, John Marley, Howard da Silva, June Havoc, James Wainwright, Lloyd Nolan, George Plimpton and Jack Cassidy