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Controversy surrounds David Duke's visit to Boston
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[David Duke speaks in Boston]
Original Airdate: 3/28/1991

Length: 00:04:08
Item Type: newstape - edited story master

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Description : Abstract
John Hashimoto reports on a visit to Boston by David Duke (Louisiana State Representative and former Ku Klux Klansman). Hashimoto notes that protesters turned out for Duke's speech at the Old South Meeting House. Hashimoto's report includes footage of protesters in front of the Old South Meeting House and footage of Duke's speech inside. Duke struggles to make himself heard above the jeers of protesters in the Meeting House. A scuffle breaks out between a protester and a Duke supporter. Hashimoto reports that Duke is trying to trying to overcome his past as a Ku Klux Klan leader, but that his white rights agenda was not well received during his visit to Boston. Hashimoto interviews Duke. Duke says that he has overcome his past and that he is not longer a "hater." Hashimoto reports that Duke answered questions from callers on a radio talk show while in Boston. Hashimoto's report includes footage of Duke speaking to callers in a radio studio. Duke defends himself against charges of racism.

Contributor : Reporter
John Hashimoto
Format : Tape 7945   Barcode   Script is available.
3/4" cassette 106798 
VHS cassette 106914 
Betacam cassette 106913 
digital betacam cassette 106912 

Subject : Keywords
Race relations
Radio stations
White supremacy movements

Subject : Personal Names
Duke, David
Hashimoto, John
O'Brien, Ted

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Ku Klux Klan

Type : Genre
News - Television

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