Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 - 1963 - Study Guide Chapter 15, Hoover's Triangle and King's Machine, Summary & Analysis

Taylor Branch
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Hoover and the Kennedy's never got along because Hoover saw himself as superior to them in knowledge and experience. Hoover balked at Robert Kennedy's authority. Levison remained a white flag to Hoover, due to his connections with the Communist Party, causing Hoover to take a closer look at King as well, for fear of Levison's influence over him. Hoover decided to bug Levison to catch any conversations between him and King. Due to a case involving a mob hit man, who was arrested for illegally bugging his girlfriend's phone, but turned out to have the CIA's okay because he had been hired to kill Castro, Hoover found out embarrassing information about the President that he could use in order to proceed in his investigations any way he chose. It turned out that the mob hit...

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