Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Target City Hall

Item

TargetCityHall.png

Title

Target City Hall

Subject

AIDS (Disease) and mass media; AIDS (Disease); AIDS (Disease)--Political aspects--United States; ACT UP (Organization); Demonstrations--New York (State)--New York; Civil disobedience--New York (State)--New York; AIDS (Disease)--Political aspects; Civil disobedience; Demonstrations; New York (State)--New York; United States; AIDS (Disease)--History; AIDS (Disease)--Social aspects--United States; Police; Medical care; City Hall Park (New York, N.Y.); Arrest (Police methods); Koch, Ed, 1924-2013. Mayor;

Description

Produced by DIVA TV, this video focuses on the ACT UP action known as Target City Hall when activists demonstrated against access to AIDS drugs and Mayor Ed Koch's response to the crisis at the New York City Hall.
This video, produced by DIVA TV, focuses on the ACT UP action known as Target City Hall when activists demonstrated against access to AIDS drugs and Ed Koch's response to the crisis at the New York City Hall. Footage includes organizing, demonstrations where activists confront the New York Police Department, and activists engaging in civil disobedience by passively resisting the address. There are also interviews with individual activists throughout the video.

Creator

DIVA TV; Donated by Maxine Wolfe in 1993

Date

1989

Date Created

Digitized on 2015-09-24

Contributor

Processed by Pratt School of Information LIS-668 students, Fall 2015

Rights

See the LHA Rights page for more information

Language

English

Identifier

27

Rights Holder

DIVA TV

Physical Format

1/2 inch videotape

Digital Format

Preservation: .AVI with DV Codec
Access: .MP4

Duration

00:29:17

Notes

Encoding: DV Video (dvsd)

Citation

DIVA TV; Donated by Maxine Wolfe in 1993, “Target City Hall,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 30, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/748.

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