Dr. Madison will place Indiana’s Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s in larger contexts as a mainstream, not a marginal movement, and explain why so many Hoosiers joined the organization. He will then focus on those who stood up to the Klan, focusing on Jewish Hoosiers.
About James H. Madison: He is the Thomas and Kathryn Miller Professor Emeritus of History at Indiana University. The Midwestern History Association recently honored him with the Frederick Jackson Turner Lifetime Achievement Award. An award-winning teacher, Dr. Madison is the author of several books, including his newest: The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland.
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