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Cicero & The Klan

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Cicero & The Klan

Cicero & The Klan

Cicero & The Klan

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Cheryl Corley reports from the Chicago suburb of Cicero, where the Ku Klux Klan was supposed to hold a rally until the town paid them ten thousand dollars to cancel. Town officials were afraid the rally and anti-Klan demonstrations would lead to violence. Now they're fielding criticism about the morality of paying the Klan to stay away. (3:30) —button—