Letters and Politics

The Second Coming of the KKK & Bethlehem

On the first part of today’s show, Mitch Jeserich talks with Linda Gordon, Professor of History at New York University and author of The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition. She examines the history of a revived Klan in the 1920s, their organization, and their toxic legacy.






Then, Mitch Jeserich is in conversation with Nicholas Blincoe about the history of Bethlehem, a town at the center of the Palestine-Israel conflict. He is the author of the book Bethlehem: Biography of a Town.

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