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David Duke

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White supremacist speaker, and previous Louisiana State Representative who was simply a Grand Wizard, or high standing official, from the Ku Klux Klan. He went to Louisiana State College or university, where he set up a collegiate hate firm called the Light Youngsters Alliance, which allied itself using the Country wide Socialist Light People’s Party. He became infamous among his critics for his radical, right-wing sights, which embraced anti-Semitism and racism. He campaigned unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate as well as the U.S. Home of Reps. He and his wife Chloe Hardin had been both members from the Light Youngsters Alliance. The few got two daughters and divorced in 1984, after it had been uncovered that Duke got pursued many extra-marital affairs. He obtained notoriety for the campus of Louisiana Condition University for putting on a Nazi even and arranging birthday celebrations for the infamous Nazi head Adolf Hitler.

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Full Name David Duke
Date Of Birth July 1, 1950
Place Of Birth Tulsa, OK
Profession Activist
Education Louisiana State University, Interregional Academy of Personnel Management
Nationality American
Spouse Chloe Hardin
Children Kristin Duke, Erika Duke
Parents Alice Maxine Crick, David H. Duke
Siblings Dotti Duke Wilkerson
Star Sign Cancer

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1Received an honorary doctorate in political science from the University of Kiev, Ukraine, in August 2002.
2His 1991 campaign for governor of Louisiana was endorsed by James Meredith, the first black student at the University of Mississippi. Meredith made the endorsement in a half-hour infomercial produced by the Duke campaign and aired on several television stations in Louisiana.
3His autobiography "My Awakening: A Path to Racial Understanding" is dedicated to William Shockley, the Nobel-prize winning physicist and co-inventor of the transistor. It also includes a foreword by Glayde Whitney, a former president of the Behavior Genetics Association.
4Has previously ran for state senator, governor, U.S. representative, U.S. senator, both the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations, and for president as the nominee of the Populist Party.
5Was the elected chairman of St. Tammany Parish's Republican Executive Committee during the late 1990s.
6Elected to a seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1989. Served on the Judiciary and the Health and Welfare Committees.
7Resigned from the Klan and formed the National Association for the Advancement of White People in 1978.
8Attended kindergarten at a Dutch-speaking school in the Netherlands, where his father was a petroleum engineer for Shell Oil Company.
9Received BA in history from Louisiana State University in 1974.
10Became National Director of the Knights of the Klu Klux Klan in 1974. Left the Klan in 1978.
11Has lectured at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Vanderbilt and many other universities.
12Elected to the Louisiana state legislature in 1989, and came in second in the Louisiana gubernatorial race in 1991.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
America's Book of Secrets2013TV SeriesHimself
Nazis/Skinheads: Hate and the Holocaust in Ukraine2008DocumentaryHimself (voice)
The Situation Room2006TV SeriesHimself
Scarborough Country2006TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2005TV SeriesHimself
The Beth Littleford Interview Special1998TV SpecialHimself
The Daily Show1998TV SeriesHimself
The Shadow of Hate1995Documentary shortHimself
Beyond 'JFK': The Question of Conspiracy1992DocumentaryHimself
Louisiana Boys: Raised on Politics1992DocumentaryHimself (unconfirmed)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Ku Klux Klan: A Secret History1998TV Movie documentaryHimself - Grand Wizard of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Blood in the Face1991DocumentaryHimself

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#Quote
1Black people have organizations that fight for black power, and Jews look out for each other. But there isn't anyone except the Klan who will fight for the rights of white people.


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