Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.
He made his name as a Florida Folklorist in the 1930s, and infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1940s. Today, Stetson Kennedy is still an Activist, agitating for civil rights and economic & racial equality. We find out why he recently posted years of documented ‘Klan Secrets’on his website — and why he was picketing a supermarket last week.
- Stetson Kennedy writer, investigative journalist, pioneer folklorist, and lifelong civil & human rights activist
- Peggy Bulger Director, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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