The American Way of Crime by Frank Browning
From Salem to Watergate, a Stunning New Perspective on American History

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An unconventional history of the United States traces crime in America from the Puritans through Watergate and considers the special-interest groups who have at one time or another defined what is legal and what is not
 

About Frank Browning

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Frank Browning's newspaper and magazine articles have appeared in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, New York Times, Mother Jones, and Playboy. He divides his time between Paris, France and eastern Kentucky.
 
Published May 1, 1980 by Putnam Pub Group (T). 539 pages
Genres: Young Adult. Non-fiction

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thus, industrialist Vanderbilt is ""an opinionated, arrogant, secretive, superstitious egomaniac"" while the murderous Wild Bunch of outlaws are ""easygoing, fun-loving, generous, expert horsemen"" who never ""squealed on a friend."" Still there are lots of good stories here, from the Scopes Tria...

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