Series
American Experience
Episode
Stonewall Uprising
Raw Footage
Interview with Jerry Hoose, 2 of 3
Producing Organization
WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-924bbmwg
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Description
Episode Description
In the early morning hours of June 28, 1969 police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar in the Greenwich Village section of New York City. Such raids were not unusual in the late 1960s, an era when homosexual sex was illegal in every state but Illinois. That night, however, the street erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations that lasted for the next six days. The Stonewall riots, as they came to be known, marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States and around the world.
Raw Footage Description
In this interview, Jerry Hoose talks about being gay in the 1950's, the Mafia, Greenwich Village, the trucks, Stonewall, raids, and arrests.
Date
2011-00-00
Topics
History
LGBTQ
Rights
Copyright 2011 WGBH Educational Foundation
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:31:39
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Credits
Interviewee: Hoose, Jerry
Producing Organization: WGBH Educational Foundation
AAPB Contributor Holdings
WGBH
Identifier: 041 (WGBH Item ID)
Format: DVCPRO: 50
Generation: Original
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Citations
Chicago: “American Experience; Stonewall Uprising; Interview with Jerry Hoose, 2 of 3,” 2011-00-00, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed January 31, 2023, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-924bbmwg.
MLA: “American Experience; Stonewall Uprising; Interview with Jerry Hoose, 2 of 3.” 2011-00-00. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. January 31, 2023. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-924bbmwg>.
APA: American Experience; Stonewall Uprising; Interview with Jerry Hoose, 2 of 3. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-924bbmwg