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White Supremacist Jailed In Jewish Center Shooting

Monday, April 14, 2014

The suspect in the killing of three people outside a Jewish community center in Johnson County, Kansas, is reportedly a 73-year-old Missouri man with a history of anti-Semitism.

Authorities say Frazier Glenn Cross fatally shot a 14-year-old boy, his grandfather and a woman at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility on Sunday. Attorney General Eric Holder has ordered an investigation into whether the killings constitute a federal hate crime.

Mark Potok, an expert on the world of extremism and a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center, joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to discuss what his group knew about Frazier Glenn Cross.

Guest

  • Mark Potok, senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center and editor-in-chief of its its quarterly investigative journal Intelligence Report and its Hatewatch blog.
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