In the 1940’s Stetson Kennedy infiltrated the KKK to learn their secrets and expose the truth about this disgusting organization. After having gathered enough information he attempted to provide the authorities with enough tools to act against them, however this went nowhere. In an effort to get what he had found out into the public, Mr. Kennedy contacted a radio station that produced a Superman radio show. Needing new material and villains for the Man of Steel to fight, the producers of the show with the help of Mr. Kennedy, created the Clan of the Fiery Cross. In the show Superman fought against a cell of the KKK revealing all the information Mr. Kennedy had gathered. For his actions the KKK put out a contract on him. Mr. Kennedy remained involved in different causes meant to help and protect others.