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The Message Part 22 - William Branham and the Americanization Project

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The Message Part 22 - William Branham and the Americanization Project:

This episode examines Roy E. Davis and William D. Upshaw's collaboration to secure donations in the Los Angeles, California area to fund the "Department of Americanism" using the Ussher-Davis Orphanage as a front for Ku Klux Klan activities. It also examines the Klan's overloaded usage of the term "Americanism", and William Branham's application of that term when condemning specific key public figures throughout his ministry. Last, it examines the political views of those key figures relating to racial equality and Civil Rights.

Names discussed in this video:
* Congressman William D. Upshaw
* Rev. Roy E. Davis
* Lily Galloway
* Elizabeth Ussher
* Rev. John Williams
* William Joseph Simmons
* The Beatles
* Elvis Presley
* Pat Boone
* Lucille Ball
* I Love Lucy
* Fess Parker
* Daniel Boone
* Arthur Godfrey
* Ernie Ford
* Martin Luther King, Jr.

Topics discussed in this video:
* Roy E. Davis narrow escape from prison time in Hot Springs, AR
* Roy E. Davis's role as pastor of the Upland Baptist Church shortly after fleeing Arkansas
* William D. Upshaw working with Davis again in California
* Roy E. Davis posing as an F.B.I. Agent to secure donations for a "Children's Orphanage"
* The private accounting books and public accounting books for the orphanage
* William D. Upshaw helping Davis secure funds, then acting as treasurer for the orphanage with a private accounting
* William D. Upshaw's role as head of the "Department of Americanism" for the orphanage
* Ku Klux Klan's overloaded usage of the term "Americanism"
* William Branham's overloaded usage of the term "Americanism"
* William Branham targeting specific public figures instrumental to Civil Rights and racial equality to condemn
* William Branham calling Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights movement "Inspired of Satan"
* William Branham's sudden and overnight rise to fame shortly after Davis and Upshaw unethically (and illegally) amassed a fortune