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The Kanawha County Textbook Controversy

The End of the Controversy


Protests continued into 1975, fueled by the involvement of extremist groups such as the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). The protests and violence ostensibly came to an end with the trial and sentencing of Rev. Marvin Horan (shown here behind KKK grand kleagle Dale Reusch during a rally at the West Virginia State Capitol) for plotting the bombing of two schools.

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