May 18, 2017
By Tyler Bridges - published in The Washington Post
ANGOLA, La. — When he was young and strong, Clyde Giddens fought with a man and stabbed him to death, leading to a life sentence for murder. Fifty-five years later, Giddens, 76, us...
November 3, 2016
By Tyler Bridges - published in Politico Magazine
A quarter century ago, the former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard presaged Trump’s coded messages about immigrants and suffering whites. Now Duke is considered yesterday’s racist by the...
September 22, 2016
JENNINGS, La. — For a state accustomed to explosive sex scandals, the one dominating a U.S. Senate race here simmered for a long time before boiling over into public view last week...
March 12, 2016
The former Ku Klux Klan leader’s biographer reflects on the many similarities between two renegade campaigns.
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May 7, 2015
The GOP’s No. 3 seems to have put a KKK-tinged scandal behind him. But can he tame his own caucus? Read the full article
April 13, 2015
It’s mid-March, on my first night in Havana, and I’m walking on crumbling sidewalks to the home of a Cuban couple. Carlos is a distant cousin of a friend in New Orleans. He has a s...
April 1, 2015
By Tyler Bridges - published in the quarterly magazine of the International Committee of the Red Cross
The man escorting Patricio Bustos fumbles with his keys. Bustos doesn’t complain. After all, he has waited a long time for this. What’s a few more seconds? The heavy, steel door sw...
February 15, 2015
This article originally appeared in The Washington Post
by Tyler Bridges
NEW ORLEANS — Planned Parenthood began construction here last year on a clinic that would perform abortion...
February 6, 2015
The article originally appeared in Politico
Gov. Bobby Jindal has a plan: Do for the country what he’s done for Louisiana. Cut taxes and cut the government workfo...
December 16, 2014
A day or two before Edwin Edwards reported to federal prison in 2002, he had lunch in Baton Rouge with his friend and attorney, Lewis Unglesby. After lunch, Edwards hug...
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