Stetson Kennedy Dies At 94; Writer Exposed The Kkk - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesStetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKKLos Angeles TimesAuthor and folklorist Stetson Kennedy infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1940s and delivered a major blow by exposing 'all their secret handshakes, passwords and how silly they were,' one scholar says. Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy in 2009; ...'Klan buster' Kennedy dies at 94Opelousas Daily World'Klan buster' Stetson Kennedy dies at 94 in Fla.The Associated PressFlorida's Homer, folklorist Stetson Kennedy, dies at age 94Tampabay.comSt.

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