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Wisconsin / Sikh Temple Shooting / A Discussion #1028491

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 07, 2012
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(Oak Creek: Anderson Cooper) The new developments in the shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin in an act of domestic terrorism introduced; scenes from a memorial to the victims and photo of shooter Wade Page shown.

(Oak Creek: Anderson Cooper; studio: Drew Griffin) Wade's time in the military reviewed and history of hate groups at the military base and why Page was kicked out of the Army discussed; scenes shown from Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, where neo-Nazi soldiers killed a black couple in 1995. [Page's former boss John TEW†- says he dressed like a neo-Nazi and had problems with female authority.]

(Oak Creek: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former skinhead T.J. Leyden and criminologist Pete Simi† about Page and the white supremacist movement in the military. [SIMI - says Page learned in the military the deck was stacked against whites as per the Nazi ideology; notes Page had a drinking problem; tells a story about Page's behavior.] [LEYDEN - talks about his own life in the Marines while he was a racist.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew

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