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Jack Brooks

Ryan J. Reilly

J. Edgar Hoover Ordered FBI To Ignore Rep Who Badmouthed Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- J. Edgar Hoover ordered his bureau to ignore Rep. Jack Brooks back in 1958 after the then-36-year-old Texas Democrat reportedly badmouth...

Jack Brooks, Who Served 42 Years In Congress, Dies

AP | By MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

HOUSTON (AP) — Jack Brooks hounded government bureaucrats, drafted President Richard Nixon's articles of impeachment and supported civil rights bill...