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.