Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan by Rick Bowers audiobook

Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate

By Rick Bowers
Read by Johnny Heller

Recorded Books, Inc.
3.61 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781464045110

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    ISBN: 9781664410886

Journalist Rick Bowers has contributed to Time, the Washington Post, and USA Today, and his fascinating Spies of Mississippi-about the spy network that tried to take down the Civil Rights Movement-earned a starred review from Booklist. Here Bowers examines how, in the late 1940s, The Adventures of Superman radio show struck a powerful blow to the KKK when it aired episodes pitting the hero against the Klan in an effort to teach young listeners to stand up to bigotry.

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Journalist Rick Bowers has contributed to Time, the Washington Post, and USA Today, and his fascinating Spies of Mississippi-about the spy network that tried to take down the Civil Rights Movement-earned a starred review from Booklist. Here Bowers examines how, in the late 1940s, The Adventures of Superman radio show struck a powerful blow to the KKK when it aired episodes pitting the hero against the Klan in an effort to teach young listeners to stand up to bigotry.

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Author Bio: Rick Bowers

Author Bio: Rick Bowers

Rick Bowers worked as a newspaper reporter and editor for more than fifteen years, reporting for the Patriot Ledger, the Miami Herald, and USA Today. His articles have been published in the Washington PostChicago TribunePhiladelphia Inquirer, and Time. Working with AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, and the Library of Congress, he directed Voices of Civil Rights, a multimedia project that gathered thousands of first-hand accounts of the Civil Rights Movement to form the world’s largest archive of testimonials from the era, winning numerous awards. He is currently the Director of Creative Initiatives at AARP. He lives in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC, with his wife and two daughters. 

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Runtime: 3.61
Audience: Adult
Language: English