Missourians maintain a perverse affection for their most violent native son, Jesse James. T.J. Stiles, author of a new and controversial James biography, recently got a taste of the outlaw's continuing grip on the local imagination. Appearing on a local radio call-in program, Stiles outlined his revisionist profile of James as "a forerunner of the modern terrorist," but callers wanted to know whether James really left a twenty-dollar gold piece... More >>>