Rudy Grillo Moving Image #9A [NYC Council Hearing – Gay Rights Bill Intro #2, March 11, 1986 – WNYC TV]

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Title

Rudy Grillo Moving Image #9A [NYC Council Hearing – Gay Rights Bill Intro #2, March 11, 1986 – WNYC TV]

Date

1986

Description

New York City Council Hearing of the Gay Rights Bill Intro #2. The bill was introduced to ban discrimination in New York City on the basis of sexual orientation in housing, employment, and public accommodations. The bill was eventually passed on March 21, 1986.
Originally broadcasted on March 11, 1986 on WNYC TV, hosted by Ken Auletta.
First of three videos depicting the City Council Hearing, led by City Council Chairman, Samuel Horwitz.

Slight audio/visual distortion.
Runtime: 02:30:24

Video segments depict:
(00:00:00) Interview with Evelyn Aquila representing the Brooklyn Archdiocese with WNYC Host, Ken Auletta;
(00:03:01) Speech from Mayor Ed Koch;
(00:11:25) Speech from Councilman Noach Dear;
(00:20:21) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(00:22:25) Speech from Betty Santoro representing the Coalition for Gay & Lesbian Rights;
(00:29:20) Speech from Brother Patrick on behalf of the Archdiocese of New York;
(00:33:51) Announcement of speech by Marcella Maxwell, Commissioner of the Human Rights Coalition;
(00:34:51) Speech from Ted Weiss, Congressman (rep. West Side of Manhattan);
(00:41:50)Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(00:42:12) Speech from Evelyn Aquila representing the Brooklyn Archdiocese;
(00:46:40) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(00:47:21) Speech from Joseph Papp, Theater Director and Producer;
(00:53:05) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(00: 53:56) Speech by Dov Hikind, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Human Rights in the State Assembly;
(01:03:38) Speech from Andy Hump of CUNY, representing the Coalition for Gay & Lesian Rights;
(01:07:53) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(01:08:27) Speech from Dr. Joseph Friedmen;
(01:13:22) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(01:13:58) Speech from Victor Gotbaum, representing D.C 37;
(01:18:32) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(01:19:09) Speech by Robert. J. Fallon, Legislative Chairman of the N.Y.S Knights of Columbus;
(01:23:43) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(01:24:29) Speech from Harvey Fierstein, Actor and Play- write;
(01:27:02) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(01:27:27) Speech from David Zeibel, representing Agudath Isreal;
(01:31:35) Speech from Marcella Maxwell, Chair Commissioner of Human Rights, and Q&A from Council Members to Keith O’Connor, director of the program.
(01:44:40) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(01:45:25) Speeches by Robert Peters, Attorney on behalf of Council for Community Consciousness (statements from) Reverend Miller, Reverend Hogan;
(01:50:48) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta- and questions from Councilman Wendell Foster;
(01:51:45) Continued answer from Robert Peters;
(01:53:08) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta
(01:53:42) Speech from Harrison Golden, N.Y.C Comptroller;
(01:55:50) Speech from Liz Holtzman, Brooklyn District Attorney;
(01:59:17) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(01:59:47) Speech from Leitnant Colonial, Wallace Conrad, Commander of the Salvation Army;
(02:03:25) Speech from Assemblyman, Jerrold Nadler;
(02:08:45) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(02:09:26) Speech from Mr. Hammer, representing Assemblyman Douglas W. Prescott of the 25th District, Queens;
(02:12:04) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(02:12:48) Speech from David Wertheimer;
(02:17:56) Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(02:18:46) Speech by Mohammed Nassim, representing the Islamic Center of North America;
(02:23:25) Speech from Douglas White N.Y.S Commissioner of Human Rights, rep. Gov. Mario Cuomo;
(02:30:08 Commentary from WNYC, Ken Auletta;
(02:30:24) Video cuts off.

Subject

Gay rights
Sexual orientation
Legislative bodies
Homophobia
AIDS
Discrimination
Civil rights
Human rights
Religious institutions
Conservatism
Liberalism
Lesbian community
Gay community
Government
Equality
Democracy
New York City (N.Y.)
Public-access Television
Gay liberation movement
Nineteen eighties

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