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Senior Editor at Atlantic Monthly, JACK BEATTY has written a monumental history of American after the Civil War when corporations and big money wielded the political power in the country and rewrote the laws of the land to favor big business and monopolies. It’s a frightening story of politics, racism, class warfare and special interests. This is an interview you will not want to miss. The book is titled AGE OF BETRAYAL: THE TRIUMPH OF MONEY IN AMERICA 1865-1900