In the Life

Season 17 Episode 2

Civil Disobedience

Aired Unknown Jul 01, 2009 on PBS
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Civil Disobedience
This July, IN THE LIFE is proud to present "Civil Disobedience," part II of its Summer of Stonewall series, celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Stonewall Riots. We don't know for sure what happened when police officers raided the Stonewall Inn. What is known is that on that historic night, when LGBT patrons united to fight back against harassment and brutality, a movement was born. This month, IN THE LIFE looks at how this historic act of civil disobedience ignited a movement for LGBT civil rights.moreless

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