Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Act Up at City Hall Event Footage

Item

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Title

Act Up at City Hall Event Footage

Subject

AIDS (Disease) and mass media; AIDS (Disease); Television broadcasting--News; Television coverage of news ; Television journalism; Television news; 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

Handheld video recording of the ACT UP action "Target City Hall" on March 28, 1989.
Handheld video recording of the ACT UP action "Target City Hall" on March 28, 1989. Footage includes: ACT UP members chanting "Health Care is a right," "the whole world's watching," "shame," "act up, fight back, fight aids;" protestors engaging in civil disobedience by sitting down in the street and blocking traffic; police arresting protestors and insisting that protestors stay on the sidewalk; protestors carrying signs; discussion with an ACT UP lawyer and a police officer about the arrest of Jimmy Floris (sp?) who was brought to the 7th precinct.

Creator

Donated by Maxine Wolfe in 1993

Date

1989-03-28

Date Created

Digitized on 2015-09-10

Contributor

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

Rights

See the LHA Rights page for more information

Language

English

Identifier

334

Physical Format

1/2 inch videotape

Digital Format

Preservation: .AVI with DV Codec
Access: .MP4

Duration

00:28:29

Notes

Encoding: DV Video (dvsd)

Citation

Donated by Maxine Wolfe in 1993, “Act Up at City Hall Event Footage,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 30, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/752.

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