Klassen runs his church for 20 years without any trouble from the ADL and such. In 1992, he decides to sell his North Carolina headquarters compound to William Pierce, head of the neo-Nazi National Alliance. Klassen turns the church over to a Mr. Wilson, who fires him and replaces him with a Richard McCarty, a telemarketer.
In 1993, Klassen commits suicide by an overdose of sleeping pills.
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Enter Matt Hale
The WCOTC meanders, then miraculously, an avid white supremacist named Matthew Hale shows up. Hale had been an avowed racist since the age of 12, when he became fascinated with Adolf Hitler and National Socialism after reading the "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" and, later, Hitler's Mein Kampf.
Like the KKK and Aryan Nations, the WCOTC considers the purging of Jews from the ZOG (Zionist Occupied Government) of the United States a top priority.
Hale brutally beat a Jewess named Paula Erlichman. " When he was beating my head against the cement, you cannot imagine his eyes, the hate in his eyes," she says. " I thought, 'This man hates me and he doesn't even know me.'" She says she saw the same look when Hale was on Dateline. " Charges were never filed against Matt Hale.
Oddly, the press seems to cover his every move.
In 1998, Hale earned a law degree from Southern Illinois University and later passed the Illinois bar exam, but is denied a license to practice.
Dershowitz is Hale's Lawyer
Dershowitz, who is Jewish, agreed to help despite Hale's anti-Semitic preachings.
"Although I find his views utterly reprehensible and despicable, I don't believe anybody should be denied admission to the bar on the basis of their views," Dershowitz told the Associated Press.
In 2000, Hale Goes To North Western University
Matt Hale, leader of the white supremacist World Church of the Creator, announced he would meet on campus with Northwestern student supporters to discuss establishing his group as a campus religious organization.
Abraham Bienen -Pres. says " Hale is a monster and I should know because I am a Holocaust survivor.
In 2002, Hale Gets Arrested
Tony Evola, Hale's subordinate, sets him up in a FBI sting - he is charged and he becomes a martyr. In 2004, he is convicted of solicitation of murder and gets 40 years.
held with worst of worst
Chicago Sun Times/April 28, 2005
By Natasha Korecki
White supremacist Matthew Hale has arrived at the nation's highest-security prison in Colorado, a place typically reserved for the federal government's most dangerous inmates.
Hale will serve his 40-year sentence in Florence, Colo., at ADMAX -- Administrative Maximum United States Penitentiary. He arrived there April 21, according to prison officials. That's the same prison where Olympics bomber Eric Rudolph is expected to serve a life sentence; where Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski is serving four consecutive life sentences, and where Timothy McVeigh was held before he was executed for killing 168 people by blowing up the federal courthouse in Oklahoma City.
On April 6, Hale was sentenced to 40 years in prison for soliciting an undercover informant to murder U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow. Lefkow upheld a higher court's ruling that forced his white supremacist group to change its name in a trademark case. Lefkow is the same judge whose husband and mother were slain earlier this year by a disgruntled litigant not connected to Hale.
Special restrictions imposed
Hale, who has always maintained that he is not guilty, is still being held under strict "special administrative measures," said Wendy Montgomery, executive assistant public information officer at the supermax prison. She would not go into specifics about what the restrictions will mean and Bureau of Prison officials would not return calls.
While he was held in Chicago, Hale spent 23 hours a day in solitary confinement. He was allowed one hour a day for exercise and banned from communicating with anyone but attorneys and his family. His mail, phone calls and conversations were monitored, and that is expected to continue in Colorado.
In March, his parents were banned from seeing him for a year after they broke a rule that prohibits them from transmitting any messages from Hale to the public. Hale's mother, Evelyn Hutcheson, relayed a statement from her son denouncing the Lefkow family murders. During that investigation, a previous Hale attorney also disclosed that Hutcheson at one time relayed a coded message to him from Hale.
Appealing his conviction
At Hale's request, U.S. District Judge James Moody had recommended that Hale be placed in a Downstate Pekin jailhouse only a 20-minute drive away from his parents. But the ultimate decision lies with the Bureau of Prisons, which placed Hale in Colorado along with the nation's worst of the worst.
"It's quite a blow to us, but I'm not surprised," said Russell Hale, Matt Hale's father. "The government will do what they want to do when they want to do it."
It is unclear how long Hale will continue to be held under special administrative measures. The restrictions are rare and reserved for inmates -- typically terrorists -- who might incite violence from prison.
U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald has said the government still believes Hale is dangerous but he said the restrictions come up for review every six months.
Russell Hale said his son has already started the appeal process, and one Florida businessman is trying to get a legal fund going to challenge the restrictions placed on Hale.
"They're punishing us all for something he didn't do in the first place, and we're going to prove that on down the line," Russell Hale said.