Description: Article describing how the Union Station Massacre changed the Federal Bureau of Investigation into the powerhouse that it is today. J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI during the massacre, described the killings as, "a challenge to law and order and civilization iteslf." Changes in 1934 crime laws were a direct result of the massacre.
Creator: Mark Morris
Subject: Crimes; Criminal investigations; Criminals; Hoover, J. Edgar; Union Station Massacre; Union Station; Federal Bureau of Investigation
Date: June 16, 2008
Location: Vertical File: Union Station Massacre
Collection: The Kansas City Star
Item Type: Newspaper Article