Theme Of Hoover's Ashes

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J. Edgar contained many fictionalized scenes though it conveys the major themes of the characters and time periods. A professor of US history at Yale noted that many scenes were fictionalized as are in most Hollywood Films though the major themes remained intact. Leonardo DiCaprio portrayed Hoover as he was, a fast-talking man who came to the Bureau of Investigation as a reformer. The film did not portray Hoover’s life from before 1919 when he saw the aftermath of the assassination attempt on the life of Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer though it is not known whether Hoover ever saw the crime scene. It was completely disregarded that shortly after the outbreak of WWI, Hoover was the head of the Division’s Alien Enemy Bureau, which was

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