The Times of Harvey Milk

The Times of Harvey Milk

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DVD - 2004
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Documents the life, career, and assassination of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person elected to public office in San Francisco. Milk was shot to death, along with mayor George Moscone, by city supervisor Dan White on Nov. 22, 1978; White was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and was paroled in 1985. Examines Milk's life leading up to his assassination, his successful efforts to politically represent San Francisco's gay community, and the city's reaction to the assassinations through extensive news footage and personal recollections.
Published: New York, NY : New Yorker Video, c2004.
Edition: 20th anniversary collector's ed.
ISBN: 9781567303506
Branch Call Number: DVD 364.1524 TIM
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (88 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.


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Jun 22, 2013

A straightforward chronology of the murder of Milk and the mayor of San Fransciso by a disturbed colleague. Good historical documentation of a period.

bookmaster5000 Dec 20, 2009

With last year marking the 30th anniversary of Harvey Milk’s death I wanted to see this documentary again. This is a wonderful documentary about Milk’s political career and events leading up to his death. Milk was a politician that built a community and it is sad to see someone like him struck down in his prime. This documentary won the 1984 academy award for best documentary. Staff picks 2009


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