The Militia Movement

Morris Dees, the founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, talked about the militia movement one year after the Oklahoma City bombing. He… read more

Morris Dees, the founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, talked about the militia movement one year after the Oklahoma City bombing. He was on a national tour to publicize his new book which criticizes white supremacist groups. His organization has tracked approximately 800 groups in the U.S. ranging from militant tax protestors to domestic terrorists. He stated that the common belief in the militia movement is that there is a conspiracy to disarm U.S. citizens and turn the nation over to an evil international government. Following his prepared remarks, Mr. Dees took questions from the audience. close

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The Militia Movement

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Program ID:
71246-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 1996 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Apr 20, 1996 | 6:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 16, 1996 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 16, 1996 | 11:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 1996 | 8:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 20, 1996 | 6:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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