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Holocaust Museum Shooter Tied to More Racist Leaders

Posted in Anti-Semitic by Mark Potok on June 17, 2009

Over at Adam Holland’s blog, a fascinating post offers some new details of the links between James von Brunn — the accused murderer of a guard at the Holocaust Museum — and major figures on the radical right. They include people like Willis Carto, founder of the anti-Semitic Liberty Lobby and a slew of other […]

Alleged Holocaust Museum Shooter Planned Other Attacks

Posted in Anti-Semitic by Larry Keller on June 11, 2009

Only days before he allegedly shot and killed a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, James von Brunn transferred the domain name of his racist website to a man in Michigan. Records show that von Brunn, 88, created holywesternempire.org in October 2000, and that Steve Reimink of West Olive, Mich., acquired the domain […]

Holocaust Museum Shooter Had Close Ties to Prominent neo-Nazis

Posted in Anti-Semitic by Heidi Beirich on June 10, 2009

Law enforcement officials have identified the suspect in the Holocaust Museum shootings as James Wenneker von Brunn, born in 1920, from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. D.C. Police Spokeswoman Traci Hughes reportedly said the suspect walked into the museum at about 1 p.m. ET with a rifle and shot a guard. Von Brunn runs the […]