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Oath Keepers leader convicted of seditious conspiracy

A federal jury has convicted Stewart Rhodes, the head of the far-right Oath Keepers militia, of seditious conspiracy and other offenses in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Sam Jackson, assistant professor at the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany and the author of “Oath Keepers: Patriotism and the Edge of Violence in a Right-Wing Antigovernment Group.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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