In celebration of the U.S.Supreme Court marriage equality decision in June, we honor the first openly gay elected politician in America, Harvey Milk. Hear Harvey in his own words as scholars James Black and Charles Morris read from their book, “An Archive of Hope.” It’s a collection of Milk’s speeches, columns, and campaign materials, including his famous campaign motto: “You gotta give ’em hope.” Marilyn Pittman hosts. Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 7pm Pacific, 90.1fm and kalw.org. (First aired October 13, 2013)
“An Archive of Hope” is a collection of Harvey Milk’s speeches, columns, campaign materials, and press releases all introduced in context by the editors, James Black and Charles Morris. Marilyn interviews these professors about their book, about Milk, and we learn firsthand about his passion for government by the people, his “Buy Gay” campaign, his hatred of Nixon and Republicans, and his motto: “You gotta give ’em hope.” Thursday, January 23rd, kalw.org and 91.7fm, 7pm Pacific.