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Clay Risen

Clay Risen is the deputy op-ed editor at The New York Times and the award-nominated author of The Crowded Hour ; Single Malt: A Guide to the Whiskies of Scotland ; The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act ; the bestselling American Whiskey, Bourbon and Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit ; and A Nation on Fire: America in the Wake of the King Assassination. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two children.