American Experience

Beyond the Doc: Symbols

Clip: Season 27 Episode 2 | 2m 59s

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.

Aired: 01/13/15

Rating: NR

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