“An absolute must-read for anyone intrigued by 20th-Century political history…I couldn’t stop reading. There is much in [here] that resonates with today’s ever-shifting, often manipulated political landscapes.”

A splendid book… the group’s exponential growth was driven almost entirely by an unlikely pair of public relations experts who turned out to be consummate swindlers.”

“A dark chapter of American business history…”

“Pulls back the curtain on the secret PR operation that built the Invisible Empire…”

FOR THE KINGDOM AND THE POWER:
THE BIG MONEY SWINDLE THAT SPREAD HATE ACROSS AMERICA

Nonfiction, History

Author: Dale W. Laackman
Binding: Hardcover
Publication Date: May 30, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-893121-98-0
Pages: 293
Photos: 17
Price: $25.95 ($27.95, Canada)

 

A force of nature and her flim-flam man meet their mark. A true believer.

 

The brilliant, amoral, and spectacularly bold Bessie Tyler and Edward Young Clarke—together, the Southern Publicity Association—met the fervent William Joseph Simmons, saw an opportunity, and played on his many weaknesses.

It was the volatile, precarious terrain of Post–World War I America.

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