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From the Archives: Klansmen heckled at 1979 border rally

On Independence Day 1979, the California Knights of the Ku Klux Klan held an anti-immigration rally at a park in San Diego next to the U.S.-Mexico border. Staff writer Ed Sylvester reported in the July 5, 1979, Los Angeles Times: The picnickers sunning themselves and munching hot dogs hardly looked...
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