California: Bombs in the Night

No sooner had he agreed to discuss "The Radical Right—a Threat to Democracy" at West Los Angeles' Sinai Temple one evening last week than the Rev. Brooks R. Walker began receiving obscene and threatening telephone calls. Walker, pastor of the Emerson Unitarian Church, disregarded the callers. He joined Cinemactress Marsha Hunt and the Rev. John Simmons, a Lutheran minister, in a panel discussion about right-wing political extremists. "We've got to try to understand these people," Walker told the audience. "We must respect their right even if they don't always respect ours." Midway through the program, Walker was interrupted...

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