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Interviewee:W. Horace Carter
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W. Horace Carter, January 17, 1976. Interview B-0035.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Describes His Journalistic Campaign Against the Ku Klux Klan: Journalist Walter Horace Carter received the Pulitzer Prize in 1953 for his journalistic campaign against the Ku Klux Klan in his newspaper, the Tabor City Tribune. The interview focuses almost exclusively on the actions of the Klan from 1950 to 1952, including threats made against Carter, connections between local law enforcement and the Klan, and Carter's journalistic campaign against their vigilante tactics.
Interviewee: W. Horace Carter    Interviewer: Jerry Lanier
Duration: 01:19:22     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 8 excerpts.