Traitors: The Worst Acts of Treason in American History -- From Benedict Arnold to Robert Hansenby Richard Sale
In this book, award-winning journalist Richard Sale recounts the stories of those whose actions betrayed America and put the safety of every citizen at risk, from
In this time of great patriotism, no crime seems more heinous than that of treason. Yet many of us understand little of the full impact of treasonous acts, and the price our nation has paid for them.
In this book, award-winning journalist Richard Sale recounts the stories of those whose actions betrayed America and put the safety of every citizen at risk, from Benedict Arnold, whose name has become a synonym for traitor, to Robert Hanssen, the FBI staffer who sold secrets to the KGB for 22 years. Included, along with photographs, are thoughtful explorations on the motives and the mindsets of Robert Hanssen, John Wilkes Booth, and others, in fascinating, detailed accounts of the worst acts of treason ever committed against America.
Author Biography: Richard Sale covers terrorism and counterintelligence for UPI, has won the National Press Club Award, and appears frequently on television.
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Meet the Author
RICHARD SALE is an award-winning journalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist who has written for The Washington Post and San Francisco Examiner. Most recently, he served as a special correspondent for UPI for 5 years. He is the author of Traitors and The Blackstone Rangers. He is currently Intelligence Correspondent for Middle East Times. He lives in Stamford, Connecticut.
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