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What I’m Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK – 10 in a series – “…in southern Indiana, some 23 percent of native-born white men joined.”

August 13th, 2019

“An enterprising publicist, he turned the Indiana Klan newsletter, the Fiery Cross, into a newspaper and gathered nine hundred boys to sell it throughout the Midwest, claiming to reach three hundred thousand readers. He grew the Klan enormously; in southern Indiana, some 23 percent of native-born white men joined.”

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition by Linda Gordon

What I'm Reading: The Second Coming of the KKK - 1 in a series

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