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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

S27 Ep2: Klansville U.S.A.

  • Aired: 01/13/2015
  • 51:48
  • Expires: 08/28/2017
  • Rating: NR
In 1963, North Carolina salesman Bob Jones chartered what would become the largest Klan group in the country, which, under his leadership, grew to some ten thousand members. In the process, the group helped give the Tarheel State a new nickname: "Klansville, U.S.A."
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The most progressive state in the South earned a new nickname in the 1960s: Klansville USA
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