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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-03-04 11:55 AM
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19. Christian Teague - journalist
I got permission to go up to the compound from Christian Teague; I got it because I was polite, I did not carry a sign or start a fight during the parade, and I am white -- in fact, as it turned out, I was the only journalist around who was white enough. Although I had not wanted to visit the headquarters alone, I could not find anyone to accompany me who was sufficiently Aryan. The Associated Press reporter was Jewish; Boise's Channel 2 News correspondent was Asian-American; the protesters, of course, were out of the question; and a journalist from the local paper, who has covered the Aryan Nations for 20 years, was white enough but on deadline. "Just be careful, these aren't nice people," he told me.
http://www.salon.com/mwt/hot/1999/07/15/aryan_compound /
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