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D.W. Griffith

(1875—1948) American film director

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Birth of a Nation

Birth of a Nation  

Motion picture written by Thomas Dixon and filmed by D.W. Griffith in 1915. This story of the South during and after the Civil War provided the screen with its first large spectacle.[...]
Ku Klux Klan

Ku Klux Klan  

An extremist right-wing secret society in the US. The Ku Klux Klan was originally founded in the southern states after the Civil War to oppose social change and black emancipation by violence and ...

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