American Experience

Stonewall: An Uprising, Not a Riot

Clip: Season 23 Episode 9 | 1m 16s Video has closed captioning.

In June, 1969, a typical NYPD raid of the Stonewall, a gay bar in New York City, had an unexpected result—gay patrons fought back. Here are some reflections on the Stonewall riots.

Aired: 04/25/11

Rating: NR

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