Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror

Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror

by Charles Lane

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Overview

Coming soon! Freedom's Detective by Charles Lane will be available Apr 09, 2019.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781335006851
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
Publication date: 04/09/2019
Edition description: Original
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 102,211
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Charles Lane is a Washington Post editorial board member and op-ed columnist. A finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in editorial writing, he was the Post's Supreme Court correspondent prior to joining the editorial board. As editor of The New Republic, he took action against the journalistic fraud of Stephen Glass, events recounted in the 2003 film Shattered Glass. He has also worked as a foreign correspondent in Europe and Latin America. He is the author of two previous books.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Patrick County, Virginia, 1869 13

1 "Something terrible floats on the breeze." 20

2 "You will all be blown to bell in short order." 37

3 "He has worked his way through the labyrinth of lies." 63

4 "A powerful instrument for good or evil." 96

5 "The government secret agents were everywhere upon their track." 144

6 "I am radically opposed to any organized system of espionage." 208

7 "Suspicions come from Heaven." 248

Acknowledgments 275

Selected Bibliography 279

Notes 293

Index 337

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