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New York, New York / Gay Liberation Anniversary / Stonewall Riots #154535

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 26, 1994
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Hickey) Celebrations for the 25th anniversary of gay liberations featured; scenes shown of the two parades in New York City. [Gay MAN, ACT UP spokesman Joe CONFORTI - comment.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Beth Nissen) The 1969 Stonewall Riots for gay and lesbian rights, named for the Stonewall, a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, reviewed; scenes and photos shown. ["Stonewall" author Martin DUBERMAN, witness/activists Jim FOURATT, Barbara SMITH - recall the events in 1969.] The role of the annual march in powerfully displaying the many facets and faces of gays and lesbian outlined.

Hickey, Jim;
Nissen, Beth;
Simpson, Carole

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