Jeffrey Frank is the author of Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage, to be published in February by Simon and Schuster. He was a senior editor at The New Yorker and the deputy editor of the Washington Post’s Outlook section and is the author of four novels, including the “Washington Trilogy”—The Columnist, Bad Publicity, and Trudy Hopedale.


Martin Luther King and Richard Nixon had one of the most unlikely political friendships, but it came apart over an arrest. By Jeffrey Frank.