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Focus On The FBI

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 12103 / Local Identifier 65.29 - Focus on the FBI, ca. 1959 - ca. 1970 - Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation. (1935 - ). NEWSREEL: Follows twenty-seven year old law school graduate, Tom Holliday, progress through thirteen week training course at FBI Academy at Quantico, Virginia. Trainees learn when, where, what, and how to investigate bank robbies, kidnappings, extortion and espionage crimes, and laws and federal statutes covering these crimes. Demonstrates how to photograph and read burned paper, how to identify fire arms, manual fingerprint search process, and different types of guns. At Combat Village, ghost town used by FBI to train agents, Tom demonstrated his ability to capture and arrest fugitive. J. Edgar Hoover, Director of FBI since 1924, comments on importance of FBI training for special agents. -
Length: 17:01

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