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Washington Court Postpones Trial of Rockwell and ‘storm Troopers’

George Lincoln Rockwell, head of the American Nazi party, and six of his “troopers,” lost a bid for an immediate trial in Municipal Court here today on charges stemming from anti-Jewish picketing here in front of the National Kennedy-for-President headquarters.

Judge Mary C. Barlow granted a prosecution request to continue the case until December 1, because two key witnesses to the October 12 incidents were absent. Judge Barlow appointed attorney William A. Backrach to defend Rockwell’s men at their request.

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