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  • The Pinkerton's were the 19th Century's version of a domestic Blackwater operation, employing more operatives than the U.S.

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  • He was a master of disguise and surveillance, he held patents for invisible ink and unalterable bond paper, and when he left public serviceunder a cloud, as alwayshe founded the world's first private detective agency, the Bureau des Renseignements, which was the template for Allan Pinkerton's agency a quarter century later.

    Louis Bayard - An interview with author

  • When Digger asked Pinkerton's UK managing director how it goes about its work for the League, he denied it was a client.

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  • The way it came about is that that I'd met Professor Layman who'd written a number of fabulous books on Hammett, and the first really good biography of Hammett, called Shadow Man, (because one of the operatives at Pinkerton's detective agency where Hammett worked said that he was a great shadow man, he could follow anyone anywhere and no one would ever see this lanky man tailing them).

    Joe Gores - An interview with author

  • Gone are the cherry blossoms and Japanese vistas; instead, sliding screens cross the stage, now defining the enclosed space of Butterfly's house, now opening to reveal a bedroom, the projection of Pinkerton's ship on the back wall or simply evocative empty space.

    Anne Midgette reviews Washington National Opera's 'Madama Butterfly'

  • Alexey Dolgov was a solid Pinkerton, credible as a thoughtless American surfer type, up for good times and his own amusement; but given that the production focused on the rank sexual passion that is Pinkerton's prime motive for all of Act 1, his delivery seemed awfully tame.

    Anne Midgette reviews Washington National Opera's 'Madama Butterfly'

  • After such antics, Pinkerton's emotional breakdown at the return encounter with butterfly in Act II, with his American wife in attendance, is all the more pathetic.

    Rodney Punt: Madame Butterfly Takes Wing in Santa Fe

  • After such antics, Pinkerton's emotional breakdown at the return encounter with Butterfly in Act II, with his American wife in attendance, is all the more pathetic.

    Rodney Punt: Madame Butterfly Takes Wing in Santa Fe

  • "Batman Origin Comics," in two parts, by Jay Pinkerton and Peter Lynn, on Pinkerton's blog.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Pinkerton's reappearance brought me back to earth.

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