American Experience Stonewall Uprising
The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement. Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: Stonewall Uprising
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. That night the street erupted into violent protests and street demonstrations that lasted for the next three days. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States and around the world.
Premiere Date: 04/25/2011
Episode Expires: Sat 26 Apr 2014
TV Rating: NR
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