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Combatting Hate Crimes.

Tammy Schnitzer lives in Billings, Montana. She grew up there, as a Lutheran and married Brian Schnitzer, a Jew, and then converted to Judaism. They are the subject of a new PBS documentary "Not In Our Town," (December 17th, 10:30 p.m. EST) about how the community in 1993 rallied behind Schnitzer and her family when they were targets of hate crimes. The local newspaper printed full page menorahs and they were displayed in nearly 10,000 homes and businesses. This week, December 10-17, has been declared "Not In Our Town Week," a nationally-coordinated campaign against hate crimes.


Other segments from the episode on December 11, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, December 11, 1995: Interview with John Doe and Smokey Hormel; Interview with Tammy Schnitzer.


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