American Experience

Klansville U.S.A.

Season 27 Episode 2 | 52m 27s

In 1963, North Carolina salesman Bob Jones chartered what would become the largest Klan group in the country, which, under his leadership, grew to some ten thousand members. In the process, the group helped give the Tarheel State a new nickname: "Klansville, U.S.A."

Aired: 01/13/15

Expired: 01/14/18

Rating: NR

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