A dashing Manly P. Hall in 1929.

Occult American

The real story behind Manly P. Hall, Ronald Reagan, and the “secret destiny” of America

I’ll never forget the first time I heard the stately name: Manly P. Hall. It was a summer day about twenty years before this writing. I was having lunch with friends in New York City, where the esoteric scholar Hall (1901–1990) once lived and began researching his “Great Book,” The Secret