J. Edgar Hoover and the Newark Evening News

August 17th, 2021

It began with this letter from FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to Lute Pease of the Newark Evening News, commenting on how much the Director enjoyed Mr. Pease’s “Bigger Game at Large” cartoon:

Hoover Letter
Letter from FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to the Newark Evening News
May 29, 1936

The Newark Public Library provided this scan of the cartoon from the May 6, 1936 edition:

“Bigger Game at Large” by Lute Pease
Newark Evening News (May 6, 1936)

Additional information at the National Archives.

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