Frank Meeink became a SkinHead at 13. by 18 he was roaming the country as a SkinHead leader and Neo-Nazi recruiter, with gangs that would beat people indiscriminately. In Illinois he had his own cable-access TV show, "The Reich". He was finally arrested and convicted of kidnapping and beating a member of a rival SkinHead gang.
While in prison he befriended men he used to think he hated, men of different races. After being released from prison, Meeink tried to rejoin his old SkinHead pals but couldn't bring himself to hate those whom he now knew to be his friends.
Now a noted speaker, author and founder of Harmony Through Hockey, Frank's life stands for tolerance, diversity and mutual understanding in racial, political and all aspects of society.
Ian Punnett was joined by former Skinhead and drug addict Frank Meeink, who shared the story of his descent into America’s Nazi underground and his ultimate triumph over hatred and addiction. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett