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  • Hoover's Institution [and Bill Moyers revelation]

    07/20/2005 6:32:32 AM PDT · by docbnj · 29 replies · 1,398+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 20 Jul 2005 | Lawrence H. Silberman
    Only a few weeks before the 1964 election, a powerful presidential assistant, Walter Jenkins, was arrested in a men's room in Washington. Evidently, the president was concerned that Barry Goldwater would use that against him in the election. Another assistant, Bill Moyers, was tasked to direct Hoover to do an investigation of Goldwater's staff to find similar evidence of homosexual activity. Mr. Moyers' memo to the FBI was in one of the files. When the press reported this, I received a call in my office from Mr. Moyers. Several of my assistants were with me. He was outraged; he claimed...