dancing singing, first Arab festival in city of Chicago
Illinois chapter of ACLU executive director David Hamlin interview in 1977. Recorded during Skokie controversy when ACLU took on the defense of Frank Collin's bid to have his neo-Nazi group the National Socialist Party of America (NSPA) march into Skokie, the Chicago area where numerous jewish survivors of the holocaust resided. Interview probes in-depth the clash of First Amendment issues with rights and experiences of survivors of Nazi terror.
interviews, activity of Frank Collin, leader of neo-nazi group. Created international media storm with threatened march in Skokie, Illinois. His case was taken to US supreme court by ACLU. The skokie march precipiated Village of Skokie jewish citizens to build the ILLINOIS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM. Opened April 19, 2009.