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Weird Wednesdays: How Superman faced down the Ku Klux Klan (and won)

Weird Wednesdays: How Superman faced down the Ku Klux Klan (and won)

June 10, 1946. It was late afternoon for America, both in wake of the World War II, and in a literal sense, as the summer sun began to dip. Dizzy with excitement as the summer vacation approached, thousands of children plopped down in front of their radios, all for one reason: to hear the exploits of America’s caped crusader, Superman.