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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE : Stonewall Uprising

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 9:00 p.m. ET

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AMEX 2309 STONEWALL Cops Ep Main
Explore why a 1969 police raid on a New York City bar was a turning point in the gay rights movement.
  • Airdate(s): 6/11/2019, 9:00 - 10:00 PM ET
  • AMEX #: 2309
  • Original Broadcast: 4/25/2011

Episode Description

Explore what happened when police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City on June 28, 1969. The streets erupted into violent protests that lasted for six days and marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.


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  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE "Stonewall Uprising" To Have Encore Broadcast on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 on PBS

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