Ackerman, Kenneth D.


Kenneth D. Ackerman is author of 'Boss Tweed: The Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the Soul of the Modern New York' (Carroll and Graf 2006), 'Dark Horse: The Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James A Garfield' (Carroll and Graf 2004), 'Young J. Edgar: Hoover and The Red Scare,1919-1920' (DaCapo 2008), He served for more than twenty-five years in senior posts on Capitol Hill and in the Executive Branch, including as counsel to two U.S. Senate committees and as administrator of the Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency during the Clinton-Gore administration.