This is the second of four programs produced by Marcia Tompkins in a series called "You must go home again: 1970," about her hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The series is a sequel to her 1965 series of the same title. In this program she interviews Robert Shelton of the Alabama Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, Inc., most well-known for being the Imperial Wizard of the United Klans of America, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, Inc. (UKA) She interviewed him on Christmas Eve, 1969, and she begins with an excellent introduction to the interview and her feelings about it. Mr. Shelton says that he plans to use this tape, a copy of which is being sent to him, to play at his meetings and so forth. First broadcast on WBAI, November 1970; KPFA, January 14, 1971.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.