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The Birth of a Nation (1915) ? Racist
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The Birth of a Nation (1915) ? Racist to the core, but also a cinema milestone, D.W. Griffith?s astonishingly accomplished film glorifies the Ku Klux Klan, and vilifies freed slaves and Northern carpetbaggers. A real curio, this is a classic piece of revisionist history, justifying Southern myths.(Credit: AP )

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