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KKK: The Fight for White Supremacy

Documentary investigating the Ku Klux Klan. Film-maker Dan Murdoch witnesses first-hand their secretive rituals and hears why their members choose to wear the infamous hood.

America's most infamous supremacist group - the Ku Klux Klan - says they are in the midst of a revival, with a surge in membership and cross burnings across the Deep South.

Film-maker Dan Murdoch meets the leaders of the Loyal White Knights, who claim to be the largest Klan chapter, to witness first-hand their secretive rituals and hear about why their members choose to wear the infamous hood.

The Klan says they are not violent. But when a 21-year-old white man walks into a church in Charleston, South Carolina, and massacres nine black worshippers saying he wants to start a race war, the danger of the white supremacist ideology becomes a terrifying reality.

The film follows events as protests erupt and Black Power groups, including the New Black Panthers, take to the streets to preach their own agenda of black supremacy. And when the Ku Klux Klan and the New Black Panthers organise rival protests in the South Carolina capital, the two extreme visions of America violently come face to face.

58 minutes

Last on

Wed 29 Aug 2018 00:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Director Dan Murdoch
Producer Sarah Foudy
Executive Producer Sarah Waldron

Broadcasts

  • Mon 28 Sep 2015 21:00
  • Tue 29 Sep 2015 00:30
  • Tue 29 Sep 2015 02:55
  • Wed 30 Sep 2015 01:30
  • Mon 5 Oct 2015 01:00
  • Mon 12 Oct 2015 02:10
  • Tue 20 Oct 2015 22:40
  • Tue 20 Oct 2015 23:10
  • Tue 20 Oct 2015 23:40
  • Mon 18 Jan 2016 21:00
  • Tue 19 Jan 2016 01:00
  • Wed 20 Jan 2016 01:45
  • Tue 19 Dec 2017 23:45
  • Wed 20 Dec 2017 00:10
  • Wed 20 Dec 2017 00:35
  • Wed 20 Dec 2017 00:45
  • Tue 28 Aug 2018 23:45
  • Wed 29 Aug 2018 00:10
  • Wed 29 Aug 2018 00:45

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