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Milk: A Pictorial History of Harvey Milk

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"Milk: A Pictorial History of Harvey Milk" is a compelling visual and narrative journey through the life and legacy of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to major public office in the United States. Published on January 13, 2009, this official companion to Gus Van Sant's acclaimed film intertwines oral histories, archival photographs, and film stills to chronicle Milk's transformative influence on politics and human rights. Part I, "The History," delves into Milk's activism from his days in New York to his impactful political career in San Francisco, capturing moments like the Prop 6 protests and the Gay Freedom Day Parade through vivid historical snapshots and personal anecdotes from those who stood by him. Part II, "The Movie," offers an inside look at the making of the film, featuring insights from screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and a fascinating comparison of movie scenes with their real-life counterparts. Essential for college students studying gender equality and racial justice, this book not only highlights Milk's monumental contributions but also prompts reflection on the ongoing struggle for LGBTQ+ rights.
Published by Newmarket Press on January 13, 2009
144 pages
ISBN: 9781557048295
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