Sally Denton

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Sally Denton is an investigative reporter and author who writes about America's hidden history. She has written seven books, including her most recent, The Plots Against the President: FDR, A Nation in Crisis, and the Rise of the American Right , released in 2012. She was honored with the Woodrow Wilson Public Scholar Fellowship in 2010, a Guggenheim Fellowhship in 2006, and entered the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame in 2008.

Articles by this Contributor

October 2001

The truth is still emerging about the mass murder of more than 100 California-bound emigrants in Utah in 1857, and about the role of leaders of the Mormon Church in the atrocity.

Winter 2011

A junior Army officer, acting on secret orders from the president, bluffed a far stronger Mexican force into conceding North America's westernmost province to the United States