Hate-group appearance gets ugly in Wakefield

Boston Herald, Sep. 15, 2002
by Doug Hanchett

Violent skirmishes erupted in Wakefield yesterday as a controversial group of white supremacists attending a speech at the public library was shouted down with obscenities and spat upon by angry townsfolk.

About a half dozen of the 600 people who turned out to watch the chaos unfold were arrested, according to Wakefield Police Chief Stephen Doherty, who had 200 police from Eastern Massachusetts on hand in full riot regalia.

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