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THE LAVENDER SCARE

Tuesday, June 12, 2020, 10:00-11:00 p.m. ET

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Lavender Scare Ep Main

Learn about the decades-long efforts by the U.S. government to fire gay and lesbian employees.

  • Airdate(s): 6/12/2020 - 10:00 - 11:00 PM 6/18/2019 - 9:00 - 10:00 PM
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Learn the untold story of how tens of thousands of homosexual federal workers were either fired or denied employment in the 1950s, stirring outrage in the gay community and starting an LGBTQ rights movement with an unlikely hero at the forefront.

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  • THE LAVENDER SCARE Premieres Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS

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