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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Beyond the Doc: Symbols

  • Aired: 01/13/2015
  • 02:59
  • Rating: NR
The Ku Klux Klan has been a presence in America on and off since Reconstruction in the late 1800s, using symbols as powerful intimidation tools. But some of these symbols have rich histories and deep cultural roots that are completely unrelated to the hate group.
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Some symbols used by the Ku Klux Klan have cultural roots that are unrelated to hate.
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