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Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan : the true story of how the iconic superhero battled the men of hate

Author: Rick Bowers; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Bowers; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781426309151 1426309155 9781426309168 1426309163
OCLC Number: 713188702
Description: 160 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The birth of Superman : Kosher delis & distant galaxies --
Kindred spirits & creative forces --
The magic of the mix --
Bootleg whiskey & printer's ink --
Champion of the oppressed. Emerging from the shadows : Orange groves & hooded horses --
The original KIan --
Back from the dead --
A bold new message. Juggernaut : The big blue money machine --
"Mayhem, murder, torture, & abduction" --
On the air --
The secret weapon --
Fighting hate at home. Collision : Operation intolerance --
Return to Stone Mountain --
"Clan of the fiery cross" --
Superman, we applaud you. Afterword--what happened to them?
Other Titles: Superman vs. the Ku Klux Klan
Responsibility: by Rick Bowers.

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Superman was created as a hero for every person and became a hero of every time. This title traces the evolution of America's most enduring superhero from his inception in the minds of two Jewish  Read more...

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