Elinor Langer: The Rise of the Neo-Nazi Movement in America
Premiere Date: 12/15/2003; 55 minutes

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Author Elinor Langer draws on more than ten years of research to reconstruct the world of the skinheads, their origins in the punk scene, their basement shrines to Nazi power, and their moments of glory on Oprah and Geraldo. She also follows civil-rights lawyer Morris Dees's efforts to curb the growth of neo-Nazism. (#8316)

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Standards for Grade(s): 11

United States History and Geography: Continuity and Change in the Twentieth Century

11.3 Students analyze the role religion played in the founding of America, its lasting moral, social, and political impacts, and issues regarding religious liberty.

3. Cite incidences of religious intolerance in the United States (e.g., persecution of Mormons, anti-Catholic sentiment, anti-Semitism).

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