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July 12, 1978 - Image 8

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Michigan Daily, 1978-07-12

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Page 8-Wednesday, July 12, 1978-The Michigan Daily

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By PAULINE TOOLE
A FTER A YEAR of legal battles
which raised First Amendment
questions and sparked national debate,
the American Nazi Party held its con-
troversial rally in Chicago's Marquette
Park Sunday.
Nearly 500 Chicago police officers
assembled early Sunday in the park to
keep order, but up to one hour before
the rally was scheduled to begin, they
had no idea what would happen, where
the rally would be held, or even if it
would take place at all.
The beginnings of a stiff, cooling
breeze cut through the muggy Chicago
heat as spectators, many from the
Marquette Park area, assembled in the
early afternoon. Two dozen mounted
police officers stood in formation,
nerelaxing. A large part of the crowd
looked as if it had assembled for a pic-
nic and the sounds of transistorized
baseball drifted through the park.
THE PEOPLE walked slowly to a
mid-park area where the concentration
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Andy Fr

CHICAGO POLICE MOVE in to protect Frank Collin and his small band of Nazis.

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