University of Florida braces for alt-right's Richard Spencer

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Authorities in the US state of Florida are preparing for the appearance of white nationalist Richard Spencer at one of its universities.

Spencer, director of the National Policy Institute, a Virginia-based white supremacist think-tank, is slated to speak at Universtiy of Florida (UF) in Gainesville on Thursday.

It will be the alt-right leader's first major public appearance since a violent protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, in May in which one woman was killed.

Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Gainesville.

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