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Stonewall Uprising Preview

Preview: Season 23 Episode 9 | 2m 31s

On June 28, 1969, New York City police raided a Greenwich Village Mafia-run gay bar, the Stonewall Inn. For the first time, patrons stood up against the authorities, setting off a three-day riot that launched the modern American Gay Rights Movement.

Aired: 04/17/11

Rating: NR

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