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  • From Russia with Hate

    Putzel traveled to Russia to "find the source of the viral videos" online that come from Russian neo-Nazis. In Russia immigrants are often attacked, and these videos posted on the Internet were being used to spread propaganda. While there, Putzel also went to a camp where Russian neo-Nazis "train for an anticipated uprising."
  • The Guru of White Hate

    Blythe writes and in-depth interview with the "world's most influential white supremacist" William Pierce. He examines Pierce's book, magazine and new record label and what effect they have on the general public and other young or aspiring skinheads.
  • The Unwanted

    In a Los Angeles suburb where schools and parents faltered, the American Dream was replaced by drugs, neo-Nazism and despair. Finnegan tells the story of two rival gangs of skinheads whose conflict ultimately leads to murder.
  • Racism in the Ranks

    CovertAction Quarterly investigates the effects of white supremacists aggressively recruiting GIs in order to increase links between civilian and military racism. Investigations by the Army and Congress have found minority participation in combat units and special forces units decreasing, but neither the Army nor Congress will comment on the real reasons behind changing military demographics. (Summer 1996)
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    For years, Private Jim Burmeister and his buddies proudly displayed swastikas in their barracks at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Esquire investigates why it took the murder of a black couple for the U.S. Army to notice its white-Supremacist problem. (April, 1996)
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    Details profiles Dominick Bruno, an adolescent skinhead who became a media darling after renouncing his gang and fighting racism; finds that Bruno is still enamored of radical ideas, has dabbled in several different counter-culture groups and activities and is basically a product of his pent-up rage, revealing some of the motives for other skinheads, August 1994.
  • The Fourth Reich

    ABC PrimeTime Live investigates the rise in Neo-Nazi organizations in Europe and the Americans who help them; anti-Semitic and anti-immigrant hate is fueling the rise in membership; finds that the American Nazi Party and the Ku Klux Klan are assisting the European Nazis, Jan. 2, 1992. * NY Wallace Shapiro skinheads
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    New Times (Miami) investigates several white supremacist organizations in Florida, including the Ku Klux Klan, Neo-Nazis and skinheads; examines the relationships between the groups, April 25 - May 1, 1990.
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    PC/Computing Magazine analyzes the use of electronic bulletin boards by neo-Nazis and skinheads; personal computers are being used to link white supremacy groups so that they can mobilize and act against others, December 1989.
  • Clan Still Venomous, Like a Dying Rattler

    Birmingham Post-Herald looks at the history of the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama; also looks at the new racism of the skinheads.