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    Eastwood's 'J. Edgar' a balanced but muddled portrait

    Spoiler alert: J. Edgar Hoover was gay - maybe. The history is complicated and subject to dispute, and the truth about the founder and longtime director of the FBI may never be known. But "J. Edgar," Clint Eastwood's new biopic about Hoover, makes its feelings about the famous federal enforcer plenty clear: Despite his reputation as an enforcer of conventional moral norms, the man was probably a homosexual, although he may have never admitted it - even to himself.

  • Hoover, Alaska artist of Native imagery, has died

    John Hoover, a revered artist in Alaska who used imagery and tales from Native traditions in contemporary works, has died at 91.

  • Hoover, Alaska artist of Native imagery, has died

    John Hoover, a revered artist in Alaska who used imagery and tales from Native traditions in contemporary works, has died at 91.

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  • "Here's this guy starting the Bureau of Investigation, which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and then goes on to stay for 48 years through eight presidents. Of course nobody could fire him, because he had something on everybody," he said.

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  • "He might have been [gay]. I am agnostic about it. I don't really know, and nobody really knew," he said.

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