Georgia: That Changing Climate

The Deep South Congressman stood up in the House of Representatives to observe the 100th anniversary of the Ku Klux Klan. He asked: "Shall we permit faceless men, under cover of robes and darkness, to imperil the liberties of our people?" No, he answered, urging that the K.K.K. be investigated forthwith by the House Un-American Activities Committee. "Honest men may differ in the precise limitations of the word 'un-American,' but surely all agree that the activities which by force and violence seek to deprive others of rights guaranteed them by the Constitution are un-American!"

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