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Saturday afternoon, January 7: There were three bumper stickers on the station wagon parked in the fire lane of Blockbuster Video on Lawrence--a rebel flag, a KKK emblem, and the message "Racial Purity Is America's Security." Inside a 30-ish white guy with a three-day beard and a flannel hunting jacket slurred, "Where's the Hitler movies? All I can find is Swindler's List." The clerk referred him to the documentary section, where he was joined by a woman carrying a copy of Steve Martin's The Jerk.

--Ted Allen

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