David Duke dreamed of becoming the charismatic leader who’d bring racism to the masses. He
tried to make that dream a reality by seizing on America’s most powerful symbol of white
On the second episode of Slow Burn’s fourth season: what David Duke’s years as a leader in the
Ku Klux Klan reveal about his beliefs and ambitions, and why Duke decided to leave the Klan
Season 4 of Slow Burn is produced by Josh Levin and Christopher Johnson. Mixing by Paul
Mounsey. Slow Burn’s production assistant is Madeline Ducharme and Sophie Summergrad is
the podcast’s assistant producer.
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