Great War: American Experience

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.

Air Date 4/24/11

 
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Learn how WWI transformed America through stories of African-American and Latino soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American "code talkers" and others whose participation in the war to "make the world safe for democracy" has been largely forgotten.
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    Thursday, Jun 29 at 8pm TPT 2
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  • #2907 — Great War: American Experience
    Discover how the violent and bloody conflict transformed the nation forever, as America steps onto the world stage for the first time. But while many heralded the peace, others worried about democracy at home.
    Thursday, Jun 29 at 8pm TPT 2
    Friday, Jun 30 at 2am TPT 2

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