Editor and the Dragon
The Editor and The Dragon
The story of a Pulitzer Prize-winning publisher and his reporting on the Ku Klux Klan.
On a hot July night in 1950, Horace Carter watched as thirty cars filled with armed, robed, and hooded Ku Klux Klansmen made their way through Tabor City, a small town on the North Carolina-South Carolina bor [...]
Walter Horace Carter (January 20, 1921 – September 16, 2009) was an American newspaper publisher in Tabor City, North Carolina, whose paper won a 1953 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the activities of the Ku Klux Klan and his editorials opposing it.
After witnessing a Ku Klux Klan motorcade drive through Tabor City, North Carolina [...]