John D. Boniol

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Covering the training and work of Special Agents, the operations of the Laboratory and the Identification Division but not the activities of the director and other high-level administrators, [FBI] is a glorification of the bureau. There is no mention of past illegal FBI maneuvers nor of the controversies that have surrounded the agency, and the inclusion of current "Ten Most-Wanted Criminals" posters is useless since these will quickly become out of date. (p. 46)

John D. Boniol, in School Library Journal (reprinted from the December, 1977 issue of School Library Journal, published by R. R. Bowker Co. A Xerox Corporation: copyright © 1977), December, 1977.


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