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Best Kept Secrets of the FBI

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Men in hazmat suits and firemen's uniforms sort through a pile of debris. Caption. The Explosives Unit is searching the wreckage.

Goes behind the scenes to examine the methods used by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to prevent crimes, avert crises, and solve mysteries. Shows how the explosives unit used device and residue analysis to solve bombing crimes at the Federal Building in Oklahoma City; the Olympic games in Atlanta, Georgia; and an abortion clinic in New Jersey. Talks about the "magic box," a secret device which detects keystrokes from hacker's computers. Also looks at undercover operations, informants, profiling, and hostage negotiations.

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