July 25, 2004

Today / July 26

by PG

Today in Federal Bureaucracy History (1908) - U.S. Attorney General Charles Joseph Bonaparte issues an order to immediately staff the Office of the Chief Examiner (later renamed the Federal Bureau of Investigation). Thirty nine years later, President Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act into law, creating the Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense (formerly War), Joint Chiefs of Staff and the National Security Council.

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