Journalist TD Allman on Finding Florida: "Florida Is America Right Now"

Forget everything you think you know about the history of our sunny state -- 'cause it's all a bunch of bullsh*t. What lies beneath the pristine beaches, sweeping mansions, and roller coasters is a whole lot darker. That's the premise behind former journalist and author TD Allman's new book, Finding Florida.

"It is the first objective history of Florida. Every other one, you can go look at them, they're either all propaganda for racism or to come down for the sun -- everything's wonderful here. I just tell the truth about Florida. It's a fascinating story," Allman says.

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