Fred Carter, better known as Texas Fred the Zydeco Cowboy, was born and raised in Southeast Texas, where he became fascinated with zydeco and its origins. He shares the music he loves here in D.C. in the form of a local radio show, "The Trail Ride."
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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