In the Life

Season 16 Episode 3

Building On The Past

Aired Unknown Dec 01, 2007 on PBS
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Building On The Past

Hosted by Michael Billy; the December 2007 "IN THE LIFE" celebrates its amazing archive by looking back at some of the people and places the series has introduced you to over the past 16 seasons. Segments include:

In The Beltway: Is a rare interview of Congressman, Barney Frank (D-MA) by Kate Clinton. Immigration: Explores the challenges the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act causes to bi-national couples. Rachel Tiven, of Immigration Equality, offers her insight into where the issue stands today. Beijing: Reports on the Fourth United Nations Conference on Women, held 1995 in Beijing, China. Two-Spirit People: Documents the changes in the Native American culture towards gay, lesbian, and transgendered people, after European colonists arrived. Today, this community are attempting to reclaim their time honored positions in the Native American culture. Gay and Deaf: Takes us inside the challenges gays and lesbians who reject deafness as an handicap, but view it solely as a challenge. Judy: Judy, Judy, Judy. Looks into the life and inspirational work of gay icon, Judy Garland by exploring the connection between the death of this American icon and the Stonewall Riots.moreless

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