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Gay Rights Weekend #569236

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 25, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(NYC: Fred Briggs) Marches in NYC, San Francisco, California, and other cities to commemorate 20th anniversary of riot in New York City that marked beginning of modern gay movement reported; scenes shown. [Lambda Legal Defense Fund's Thomas STODDARD - compares incident to other historical events.] 1969 raid on Stonewall Inn, New York City gay bar, recalled; photos and historical film shown. [Eyewitness Marty ROBINSON - comments.] [STODDARD - says there has been legal progress.] Impact of AIDS on homosexual community noted. [STODDARD - talks about AIDS and gay discrimination.] [Playwright/actor Harvey FIERSTEIN - comments.] [Gay activist Virginia APPUZO - talks about gays' and lesbians' "just outrage."]

Briggs, Fred;
Utley, Garrick

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