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.

For the Kingdom and the Power is a splendid book on the so-called “second era” Klan, the largest in the 150-year history of the organization. In a detailed account rich with fascinating characters, Dale Laackman shows how the group’s exponential growth was driven almost entirely by an unlikely pair of public relations experts who turned out to be consummate swindlers.

–Mark Potok, Senior Fellow, Southern Poverty Law Center