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Southern Mysteries Podcast

50 EpisodesProduced by Shannon BallardWebsite

Exploring historical mysteries and legendary figures of the American South. Hosted by Shannon Ballard

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Episode 45 Mary Elizabeth Tyler

Meet Mary Elizabeth Tyler. Referred to as "the heartbeat of the Klan" during a Congressional investigation of the group's rise in the 1920s, Tyler used her skills as a publicist to rebrand the KKK and launch the Women's KKK, leading to millions joining. Tyler, and her business partner, helped the Klan gain national acceptance until scandals, including a brutal murder of a young woman, revealed the truth behind the leaders of the KKK.

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MusicTheme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use. 

Additional Music"Impact Prelude", "Long Note Two", "Lost Time", "Dark Fog" and "Echoes of Time" by Kevin MacLeod; "Procession Acts - Devouring the Whole" by Ross Gentry; "Slow Hammers" by The Mini Vandals Licensed under Creative Commons

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