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Director Tom Kalin's New Film on the Leopold-Loeb Murder

Kalin wrote, directed and co-produced the new movie,"Swoon." It explores the lives of "thrill killers" Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb. They were Jewish and homosexual; the film looks at how anti-semitism and homophobia figured into their 1920s trial. "Swoon" is Kalin's first feature film. He worked for three years as a producer for AIDSFILMS and is a founding member of the AIDS activist collective Gran Fury.


Other segments from the episode on November 13, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 13, 1992: Interview with Bapsi Sidhwa; Interview with Tom Kalin; Review of the film "Bram Stoker's Dracula"; Commentary on Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula."


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