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Neo-Nazi Movement / Prison Recruitment #311551

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 18, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Peter Van Sant) Recruitment efforts within United States prisons of neo-Nazi orgs. examined; details given, scenes shown. [Aryan Ntns. leader Richard BUTLER - cites financial devastation of movement by flood of arrests.] [Former Order leader Bruce Carroll PIERCE - considers himself missionary in prison.] The Order recalled believed responsible for murder of Jewish talk show host Alan Berg and several armored car robberies. Factors encouraging neo-Nazism in prisons explained. [Anti-Defamation League spokesperson David LOWE - fears consequences of recruiting hard-core criminals.] [Robert MILES - explains his success recruiting white inmates.] Extent of Miles' work with prisoners through newsletter "Beyond the Bars....The Stars!" and computer system described. [From Aryan Ntns. videotape, White Student Union spokesperson Greg WITHROW - calls for "neutralization and wholesale extermination of all sub- human non-Aryan peoples" in North America.] [WITHROW - describes his recruitment of students.] [Ku Klux Klan MBR. - comments.]

Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter

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