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J. Edgar Hoover Biography

Produced on January 1, 1895, in Washington, D.C., J. Edgar Hoover was the longtime manager of the FBI (1924 1972) and spent much of his livelihood collecting intelligence on extreme groups and people and “subversives,” Martin Luther King Jr. being one of his favourite goals. Manager of the Federal Bureau ...

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Johnny Robinson Biography

Johnny Robinson lived in Birmingham, Alabama, in which a bomb set at the 16th Street Baptist Church killed four African American girls on September 15, 1963. Though his departure was overlooked for a long time, Robinson is now recognized as being part of the Civil Rights Movement. Produced circa 1947, Johnny ...

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Melvin Purvis Biography

Melvin shone as a field agent, and rapidly climbed through the ranks. Purvis stepped down from the FBI in 1935, and returned to practicing law. On February 29, 1960, Purvis committed suicide in Florence, South Carolina. Sr. went to act as a junior associate in the prestigious law firm of Willcox ...

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Seung-Hui Cho Biography

When he was about 8 years old, his family immigrated to America, where they ran a dry cleaning company in Virginia. Picked on by other pupils in a youthful age, Cho was later described by his school professors as a troubled loner. He was twice accused of stalking female pupils ...

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Alan Turing Biography

Alan Turing was born on June 23, 1912, in London. In his seminal 1936 paper, he demonstrated that there cannot exist any worldwide algorithmic approach to discovering truth in math, which math will always include undecidable propositions. That paper also introduced the “Turing machine. His papers on the area are ...

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