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Video: Missed It? John P. Davidson follows the twisted and melancholy path to assassination

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Author and journalist John P. Davidson joined BookTrib to talk about THE OBEDIENT ASSASSIN: A Novel Based on a True Story. Based on 10 years of meticulous research, Davidson recreates the story of a man at a crossroads of modern history. Viewers came question ready, and you can also enter to win a copy of his latest novel. JOHN P. DAVIDSON Aired LIVE February 5, 2014: 4:00 PM (ET) Ramón Mercader was plucked from the front of the Spanish Civil War by the Soviets and conscripted to murder the great in­tellectual, Leon Trotsky, a leader of the Bolshevik Revolution who was exiled in the 1920’s for opposing Joseph Stalin. As Ramon is trained for the task and assumes a new…

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