Friday, February 12, 2010

From 1967, CBS Reports: The Homosexuals (video)

CBS's older logo, with serif font letteringImage via Wikipedia
In 1967 CBS aired this documentary hosted by Mike Wallace (60Minutes) called "The Homosexuals". Wallace provides some disturbingly homophobic commentary, which was common for the day. Unfortunately, a lot if this mentality survives to this day. This little piece of pre-Stonewall history provides us with a perspective on how far we've come and how far we still have to go.

It's 43 minutes long, which is about what you get during the average hour of  TV when you take out the commercials, but well worth the time.

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