The History of the FBI

Join author, and former FBI Special Agent William E. Plunkett as he tells early tales of the FBI from its formation in 1908 to 1938.

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Thur., Oct. 13, 6:30-8:30pm / $49 / One Class

Class fee includes an autographed book.

Instructor: William Plunkett

In-person at VPC Campus       

Join author, and former FBI Special Agent William E. Plunkett as he shares tales of the FBI. From its formation in 1908 as The Bureau of Investigation by President Theodore Roosevelt, onto intelligence gathering during WWI and roundup of communists during The Palmer Raids. You'll learn of the turbulent era of the public enemies of the 1930s that would see the demise of John Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd and the Barker/Karpis gang and others. It’s the birth of Modern Crime-fighting and the evolution of the early FBI.


About Your Instructor

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William Plunkett

Former FBI Special Agent, Book Author

William Plunkett, FBI agent-turned-crime writer, has applied his former investigation skills to his books. His readers get enthralling behind-the-scenes tales of duplicity, political infighting, and human vanity.

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