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Dr. Frierson Interviewed for PBS documentary!

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Dr. Michael Frierson was interviewed for the forthcoming documentary Klansville, USA for the PBS series American Experience. Frierson’s father, Dargan Frierson, was an FBI agent in Greensboro during the 1960s and worked extensively with COINTERLPRO: WHITE HATE, an FBI program designed to infiltrate and disrupt the Klan. Frierson produced a personal one hour documentary about his father in 2009 called FBI KKK.

Klansville, USA will premier on PBS on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 9:00pm. A trailer for the film is here: Klansville, USA trailer, and an excerpt from the film is available here: The Klan and the FBI.

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Written by uncgmst

January 7, 2015 at 5:07 pm

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