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Los Angeles, California / Jewish Community Center Shooting / Hate Crime #388991

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 11, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) The surrender of the Los Angeles Jewish community center gunman Buford Furrow featured; details given of his connections to racist groups noted and his murder of a postal worker. [Los Angeles Police Department Chief Bernard PARKS - says Furrow left the scene in a taxi.] [Community Center Executive Vice President Jeffrey ROUSS - says nobody intimidates the Jewish people; describes the damage in the building.] [Day camp member Tal SALTZBERG - says she feared Furrow was in her house.] [DOCTOR - describes the condition of the most seriously wounded child.] [Community center COUNSELOR - says one of the victims cooperated with her.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Vince Gonzales) Furrow's racist and psychiatric background given; details given of his connection to the Aryan Nations and the Order. [Southern Poverty Law Center Mark POTOK - says Furrow followed the Christian Identity group.] [Former NEO-NAZI - says Furrow trained people to use knives.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with Phineas priest Walter Thoty, who is imprison for armed robbery. [In 1996, THOTY - says he fights a religious war; says assassination is not murder during war; says Jews control the country; insults Jews.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bob McNamara) Tightened security at Jewish synagogues after the Los Angeles shooting and concerns that loners are committing more hate crimes than ever examined. [PERSON - says the shooting is scary.] [Simon Weisenthal Center Rabbi Marvin HIER - says loners do not tell people their plans.] [Southern Poverty Law Center Joe ROY - says racists consider themselves at war with the US.] [PERSON - says hate groups are unacceptable.]

Gonzales, Vince;
Hughes, Sandra;
McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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