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"The Witness"

Presented by Lee Weaver Special OPS at Unknown

Feb 22 2020

The story of racism in America, particularly here in St. Augustine. Bo Stuart Lee relates his acts of thuggery in the 1960’s, when hanging out with his buddies in the KKK.

Beauregard (“Bo”) Stuart Lee, a self-confessed former racist, relates to MJ Townes (played by Weaver’s wife, Nanette who is making a documentary film), the acts of thuggery in which he was involved with his buddies in the KKK. The racially-charged activities in St. Augustine moved the pending Civil Rights legislation from the halls of Congress to Pres. Lyndon Johnson’s desk for signing.
MLK, Jr. described St. Augustine as the most violent city in America. The State of Florida, from 1860 to 1960, had more lynchings per capita than ... view more »


Admission $15

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