He had been in jail since April, 1925. Calendars since then had recorded some 790 different days, but those days had all been much the same to him. They would continue so, too, for he was a lifer. He would be there, in the common phrase, "from now on." Surely an unworthy end for David Curtis Stephenson who through many years had controlled the Indiana Ku Klux Klan which had controlled the politics of Indiana. In the Republican State Convention of 1924 he had patrolled the aisles of the convention hall with...

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