A Hundred Little Hitlers

A Hundred Little Hitlers

The Death of A Black Man, the Trial of A White Racist, and the Rise of the Neo-Nazi Movement in America

Book - 2004
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On November 12, 1988, a group of Portland, Oregon, skinheads known as East Side White Pride encountered three Ethiopians in a street fight, resulting in the brutal death of Mulugeta Seraw.

For award-winning journalist Elinor Langer, the Seraw case is the launchpad for a thorough investigation of the Nazi-inspired racist movement in the United States. She vividly reconstructs the world of the skinheads: their origins in the punk scene, their basement shrines to Nazi power, their moments of glory on Oprah and Geraldo. She examines the long-standing radical groups that encouraged the movement, tracking the progress of such powerful figures as White Aryan Resistance leader Tom Metzger through key bastions of the Far Right. In gripping detail, she follows civil-rights lawyer Morris Dees's efforts to prove Metzger responsible for the Portland killing-a sensational campaign to curb the growth of neo-Nazism.
Compelling, disturbing, and important, A Hundred Little Hitlers is both an epic account of racism and justice and a close examination of social forces that loom ever more dangerously today.

Publisher: New York : Picador, 2004, c2003.
Edition: First Picador edition
ISBN: 9780312423636
0312423632
Branch Call Number: 305.8 LANGER E 2004
Characteristics: xiii, 398 pages ; 21 cm.

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