Kenneth D. Ackerman Ken's most recent book is TROTSKY in NEW YORK, 1917, a Radical on the Eve of Revolution.

Ken Ackerman, a writer and attorney in Washington, D.C. since the 1970s, is a long-time veteran of senior positions both in government and private law. As a writer, Ken has authored five major books on Americana: •BOSS TWEED: The Corrupt Pol who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York, •DARK HORSE: The Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James A. Garfield, •YOUNG J. EDGAR: Hoover and the Red Scare,1919-1920, •THE GOLD RING: Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday 1869, and his newest •TROTSKY in NEW YORK, 1917: A Radical on the Eve of revolution.