About M. Wesley Swearingen
M. Wesley Swearingen is a former FBI agent and the author of FBI Secrets: An Agent’s Exposé. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, Swearingen later graduated from Ohio State University and joined the FBI while it was directed by J. Edgar Hoover. Following his retirement from the FBI in 1977, Swearingen was involved in several lawsuits against the FBI related to wrongful imprisonment and civil rights violations. A California licensed private investigator, Swearingen has appeared in several documentary films about the FBI. He earned the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ) President’s Award in 1997.
Swearingen’s first book, FBI SECRETS, was published in 1995 by South End Press, Boston, and is available thru www.amazon.com
Swearingen’s second book, TO KILL A PRESIDENT, is about the murder of JFK and Hoover’s cover-up of an informant who was involved in the assassination.
Swearingen’s third book, FBI SECRETS II, is about murder in the FBI and Hoover’s cover-up of the “Fast and Furious” program against Huey Newton’s Black Panther Party.
On October 5, 2012, award-winning Laurens Grant interviewed Swearingen on camera in Los Angeles for her upcoming documentary on Hoover’s attack against the BPP.