The 1920 Wall Street bombing opened the door for J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI. Hoover wasn’t a monster, but an American Machiavelli who still shadows us today. (Illustration by Rand Renfrow | Op-Ed by Tim Weiner on Bloomberg View)

The 1920 Wall Street bombing opened the door for J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI. Hoover wasn’t a monster, but an American Machiavelli who still shadows us today. (Illustration by Rand Renfrow | Op-Ed by Tim Weiner on Bloomberg View)