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The First Conspiracy

The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch

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The First Conspiracy
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The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington
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Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch

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Presents the previously untold story of a pre-Revolutionary War assassination attempt against George Washington by some of his own bodyguards, exploring how the plot catalyzed the creations of the CIA and FBI.