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Revisiting the Battleground at Stonewall

Yesterday, a federal judge declared unconstitutional and overruled the California amendment known as Prop 8 – the state ban on same sex marriages. The fight for gay equality began decades ago, back in the late sixties. And that struggle of course has a special connection to a bar in New York's Greenwich Village. For WBEZ, Jonathan Miller checks out a new documentary on Stonewall – the little bar that became the big old engine of the gay rights movement.

Music Button:  Clutchy Hopkins, "Drunk Socks", from the CD The Storyteller, (Ubiquity)

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