Nation: Skokie Spared

Now it is Chicago's turn

"Curiouser and curiouser," Alice might have said. In Chicago last week, a black federal judge, heeding the arguments of a Jewish lawyer, ruled that American Nazi Frank Collin and a handful of brown-shirted followers could hold a rally in Chicago's Marquette Park.

Collin has been seeking permission to demonstrate in the allwhite, working-class neighborhood for more than a year. After being thwarted by the city's requirement of a $60,000 bond to pay for any damage, the self-styled Führer shockingly decided to march instead in Skokie, a heavily Jewish suburb...

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