The Times of Harvey Milk - documentary

The Times of Harvey Milk
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The Times of Harvey Milk is a historical documentary made in 1984 by Rob Epstein documenting the life and political career of Harvey Milk.

 

Harvey Milk was the first elected openly-gay official in the history of California, having been elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. He would later gain more popularity among the public and win a seat as a city supervisor, using his increased power to push gay rights.

 

Milk only had a short political career because on November 27, 1978, Milk and Mayor George Moscone were assassinated by Dan White, who was another city supervisor. Despite this, Milk became a martyr in the gay community and to this day is considered by many to be the most significant LGBT official in the history of the United States.

Presenter
Harvey Fierstein
Year
1984
Watch time
01:28:00

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