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Idaho's White Supremacy And Extremism Comes Into Focus After D.C. Insurrection

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In this Jan. 9, 2016, file photo, a man stands guard after members of the "3% of Idaho" group along with several other organizations arrived at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore.

 

People around the world watched in horror last Wednesday as violent Trump supporters and extremists breached the U.S. Capitol building. But even though these scenes were shocking, right wing extremists aren't new to the U.S., the Mountain West or Idaho.

Joining us today to talk about this is Rocky Barker, special correspondent for the Idaho Statesman.

 

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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.