The Ku Klux Klan: A Secret History (1998)

Genres - Culture & Society, History  |   Sub-Genres - Law & Crime, Race & Ethnicity, Social History  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The history of one of America's most feared fraternal organizations is explored in this History Channel documentary which explores the origins and development of the Ku Klux Klan. From its inception in 1866 to it's diminished but still vocal brotherhood in the modern era, this release takes a close look at the ways in which the Klan has evolved through such events as the Civil Rights Movement and affirmative action. In addition to informative interviews with such subjects as Hooded Americanism author David Chambers and The Fiery Cross author Craig Wade, this film also seeks to get the story from the inside by offering revealing interviews with Grand Dragon Edward Foster and Imperial Wizard Jeff Bary.

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KKK (Ku Klux Klan), hatred, intolerance, violence, hate-crime, ignorance, roots [origins], Christianity, controversial, doctrine, ideals, patriotism, activism, affirmative-action, archival-footage, Civil-Rights