While in college I once was waiting on a snaking line to see a very forgettable film called "The Cheap Detective," when by chance, I found myself standing in front of the late Alan Berg, the controversial radio talk show host who, six years later, would be tragically gunned down in front of his Denver home by white supremacists.

Berg, as some of you may recall, addressed an array of then-taboo topics for the still-uptight 1970s airwaves, and was regularly threatened by fanatical right-wing and neo-Nazi groups that, until 1984, proved to be just idle threats.

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