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Freedom's Detective

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

by Charles Lane

Hardcover, 348 pages, Harlequin Books, List Price: $26.99 |

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

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Chronicles the story of the Reconstruction-era Secret Service and its battle against the KKK's effort to suppress the emancipated African-American vote, sharing particular insights into the career of controversial Secret Service chief, Hiram C. Whitley.