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The History of the FBI Presented by Dr. Don Schwartz

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Presented by Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County at Merage Jewish Community Center of Orange County, Irvine CA

Apr 03 - 24 2019
The History of the FBI Presented by Dr. Don Schwartz

History of the FBI from the beginning to the present.

The History of the FBI  Wednesdays, April 3- 24, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

Dr. Don Schwartz is an emeritus professor of history at California State University, Long Beach. He has been named a “Distinguished Lecturer” by the Organization of American History. He is a favorite at the JCC.

 April 3, Origins: This lecture will survey the birth of the FBI during the First Red Scare, the rise of J. Edgar Hoover, and how the FBI worked to combat Depression-era crime.

April 10, Fighting Subversives: The second

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949.435.3400 X 303 Geri Dorman

949.435.3400 X 250 Cheryl Duzman

Contact: 949.435.3400 X 303


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This is a 4 series event. The price is for the series of lectures. 

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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