November 14, 2014
Interview with Richard Shenkman, author of the book One-Night Stands with American History (Revised and Updated Edition): Odd, Amusing, and Little-Known Incidents
History is full of intriguing, little-known stories. For example…
J. Edgar Hoover did not like anybody walking on his shadow. We don't know if it was a superstition, or some security precaution that he took, but it was well known in the F.B.I.; if there was a light casting a shadow on Hoover, don't step in it.