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Skokie / Nazi March Controversy #497610

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 23, 1978
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(Studio) Illinois federal judge's ruling that heavily Jewish town of Skokie can't constitutionally prevent Nazi march there. Parade tentatively scheduled for April 20, Adolf Hitler's birthday.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) Details of lawsuit brought by National Socialist Party of American against Skokie and decision of Judge Bernard Decker given. Arguments of Skokie attorney Harvey Schwartz and ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney David Goldberger outlined. [GOLDBERGER - comments on judge's decision based on Constitution and 1st amendment.] [Rabbi Lawrence MONTROSE - says Skokie residents must take positive response by not hiding in homes hoping it will go away.] Village president Albert Smith's announcement of intentions to appeal reported.
REPORTER: Jim Ruddle

Chancellor, John;
Ruddle, Jim

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