NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 09, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Coeur D'Alene, ID) Neo-Nazi organization, Aryan Ntns. Church, featured; films, photos shown. Series of crimes linked by FBI to Aryan Ntns. and other neo- Nazi groups, include murder of Denver radio host Alan Berg and later arrest of suspect Gary Lee Yarbrough in Portland, OR, reviewed. Death of Portland fugitive Robert Matthews during shoot-out with FBI in WA recently recalled. [Aryan Ntns. "pastor" Richard BUTLER - claims blacks and Jews are at war with his organization] [1984, BUTLER - claims hate is Aryan Ntns. law, revenge its duty.] Aryan Ntns.' preparation for what it sees as coming race war, include using photos of Menahem Begin for target practice, described, shown. [MBR. - makes anti-Semitic comment about Begin.] Neo-Nazi movement's recruitment of ex-convicts such as Keith Gilbert noted; Gilbert shown with photograph of Adolf Hitler. [GILBERT - wants national homeland for group's "people"; believes means justify the end.] Alliance between neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan discussed.
REPORTER: George Lewis