The 1920s PR Team That Reinvented & Swindled the Ku Klux Klan w/ Dale W. Laackman - A True Crime History Podcast

Jul 09, 2016, 04:13 AM

Dale W. Laackman, author of "For the Kingdom and the Power: The Big Money Swindle That Spread Hate Across America", tells the story of con artists Edward Young Clarke and Bessie Tyler, who through a brilliant public relations campaign turned the Ku Klux Klan from shadowed obscurity to a structured and powerful organization of millions in late 1910s and early 1920s America, and made a fortune in the process.