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Ten O'Clock News; Anti-Semitic hate crimes

03/04/1991

Hope Kelly reports on an increase in the incidence of anti-Semitic incidents in Massachusetts, some of which may have been provoked by the Persian Gulf War. Interview with Sally Greenberg an attorney at the Anti-Defamation League. She says that the incidents include threats, assaults, and beatings, and age-old stereotypes of Jews are being resurrected by Holocaust revisionists, Ku Klux Klan members and others. Kelly reviews statistics for hate crimes against various racial and ethnic groups as well as against gays and lesbians in Boston. Kelly reports that hate crimes rose by 20% in Boston in 1990. Kelly's report is accompanied by footage of Fred Leuchter, Jr. (Holocaust revisionist) and David Duke (Louisiana politician) and by footage of anti-Semitic graffiti and flyers.


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Series
Ten O'Clock News
Title

Anti-Semitic hate crimes

Series Description

NIGHTLY NEWS WITH CHRISTOPHER LYDON AND CARMEN FIELDS Began January 1976. Replaced evening news show EVENING COMPASS. Original host: Steve Nevas. Other anchors, Christopher Lydon (1977-91) and Gail Harris (1983). In 1980 - hour long. Ended in 1991.

(PREDECESSORS: Louis Lyons began news operations at WGBH in 1952. The News at 10 began in 1966. The Reporters premiered in 1970. The Evening Compass started in 1974.) Series release date: 1/1976

Duration

00:03:32

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Duke, David Ernest
Gays
Race relations
Persian Gulf War, 1991
Hate crimes
Violence
Leuchter, Fred A.
White supremacy movements
Jews
Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Contributors
Kelly, Hope (Reporter)
Citation
Chicago: “Ten O'Clock News; Anti-Semitic hate crimes,” 03/04/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E09E9EFAB33845258FA7CD9ADEC2AFF8.
MLA: “Ten O'Clock News; Anti-Semitic hate crimes.” 03/04/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E09E9EFAB33845258FA7CD9ADEC2AFF8>.
APA: Ten O'Clock News; Anti-Semitic hate crimes. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E09E9EFAB33845258FA7CD9ADEC2AFF8
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