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Racism / Portland, Oregon / Trial #330126

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Seattle: Ron Allen) Increase in hate crimes examined. Jury reported ordering White Aryan Resistance leader Tom Metzger to pay 5 million dollar penalty for inciting skinhead followers to murder black man; scenes shown from Portland, OR, courtroom and from other hate crimes across the US. [METZGER - says we're embedded.] [Wisconsin interracial couple WIFE - comments on racial terrorism.] [University of Washington Hubert LOCKE - says we'll see upsurge due to troubled economy.] Boise, ID, conviction against white supremacists plotting to bomb gay and minority businesses in Pacific Northwest noted; scenes shown from FBI videotape. Tacoma, WA, reported requiring police to monitor hate crimes; Congress' similar FBI law noted. [Anti-Defamation League Marvin STERN, Justice Department Robert HUGHES - comment on need to know enemy.]

Allen, Ron;
Rather, Dan

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