More Than One Struggle Oral History Project Records, 1939-2004,  (bulk 1995-1996)

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Series: 1. Tri-Cable Tonight
Subseries: A. Programs, 1987-1989
Physical Description: 28 videocassettes (VHS) 
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 1, 1987 October/November

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Miriam Ben-Shalom regarding her discharge from and reinstatement in the U.S. Army -- Interview with Tom Boll regarding the Milwaukee AIDS Project (MAP) fund raiser, MAPFest -- GayStory about the origin and significance of the pink triangle -- Interview with Davita Shanklin and Darla Kashian of Midwest Music -- Safe sex public service announcement -- Ralph Navarro editorial on efforts by the Rawhide Boys Ranch to exempt itself from Wisconsin's civil rights laws.
Video   2
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 2, 1987 December

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Scope and Content Note: Footage of the National March on Washington D.C. for Lesbian/Gay Rights, October 11, 1987 -- Interviews with march attendees Michael Lisowski, Deb Procknow, and Loretta Bohlman -- Segment about the Foundation Community Center -- Segment about the Brady East STD Clinic with Jeff Miller, clinic manager -- Clyde McNeal on sports -- GayStory about Joan of Arc.
Video   3
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 3, 1988 January

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Scope and Content Note: 1987 events in review -- Lambda Rights and Education Fund public service announcement -- Footage of Fest City Singers -- Segment about the Brady East STD Clinic with Jeff Miller, clinic manager -- Film reviews of Desert Hearts, Prick Up Your Ears, and I've Heard the Mermaids Singing -- GayStory about author James Baldwin.
Video   4
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 4, 1988 February

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Loretta Bohlman, community activist, and staff of the Women's Alternative Health Center of the Brady East STD Clinic -- Interview with Julie Kleppin, co-chair of the Lambda Rights Network, regarding efforts by the Rawhide Boys Ranch to exempt itself from Wisconsin's civil rights law -- Attorney Stephen Byers' legal segment -- GayStory about the persecution of homosexuality under Emperor Justinian in Constantinople -- Ralph Navarro editorial about the importance of voting.
Video   5
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 5, 1988 March

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Scope and Content Note: Segment about New Hope Metropolitan Community Church -- Interview with Dr. Paul Turner of the HIV Advisory Council -- Safe sex public service announcement -- Attorney Stephen Byers' legal segment -- GayStory about Hadrian and Antinouis -- Ralph Navarro editorial about Christian fundamentalism.
Video   6
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 6, 1988 April

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Scope and Content Note: Attorney Stephen Byers' legal segment -- Interview with Don Schwamb, president of the Cream City Foundation -- GayStory about Alice B. Toklas -- Interview with Suzanne McCann, executive director of the Women's Crisis Hotline -- Ralph Navarro editorial about the Names Quilt Project.
Video   7
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 7, 1988 May

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Bridget Banner and Marc Haupert regarding the Hate Violence Monitoring Project of the Milwaukee Commission on Community Relations (1st of 2 parts) -- Interview with Jerry Warzyn, assistant commissioner of the Saturday Softball Beer League -- GayStory about Eleanor Roosevelt -- Interview with Liz Burden, minority project coordinator for the Milwaukee AIDS Project (MAP) -- Ralph Navarro editorial on the gay/lesbian community's political agenda following the recent mayoral and county executive elections.
Video   8
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 8, 1988 June

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Bridget Banner and Marc Haupert regarding the Hate Violence Monitoring Project of the Milwaukee Commission on Community Relations (2nd of 2 parts) -- GayStory about the Stonewall riots -- Ralph Navarro editorial about lesbian and gay pride -- Film review of Querelle -- Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund public service announcement.
Video   9
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 9, 1988 July

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Charlene Madosh regarding alcoholism in the lesbian and gay community (1st of 2 parts) -- Attorney Stephen Byers' legal segment -- GayStory about author Yukio Mishima -- Interview with Michael Pazdan, a clinical social worker, on gay relationships -- Footage of the Cream City Chorus.
Video   10
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 10, 1988 August

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Scope and Content Note: Preview of A Question of Gender, a program on transsexualism -- Interview with Dr. Terry Boughner, Wisconsin Light editor, regarding the Democratic National Convention -- Film review of Maurice -- Interview with Charlene Madosh regarding alcoholism in the lesbian and gay community (2nd of 2 parts) -- GayStory about author Willa Cather -- Mark Behar editorial comparing war on AIDS with the Vietnam War.
Video   11
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 11, 1988 September

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Don Wert, executive director of the Pride Institute -- Segment on Black and White Men Together (BWMT) -- Interview with Don Clabots and Miriam Ben-Shalom on Milwaukee's Lesbian and Gay Pride Celebration to be held this month -- Segment on 1-900 numbers -- GayStory about Lucius Beebe.
Video   12
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 12, 1988 October

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Scope and Content Note: Coverage of Milwaukee's Lesbian and Gay Pride Celebration (footage of Saturday Softball League, GAMMA picnic, ceremony at the War Memorial commemorating gay veterans, and Mayor John O. Norquist addressing the gay community) -- Interview with Darla Kashian regarding election-year issues -- Footage of the Milwaukee AIDS Project (MAP)'s fundraiser, MAPFest -- Interview with Jamakaya, Doug Johnson, and David Cadle, who attended the International Gay and Lesbian Health Conference and AIDS Forum -- GayStory about gays, witches, and Halloween.
Video   13
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 13, 1988 November

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Scope and Content Note: (Live, sixty-minute anniversary special with viewer call-in's) Interviews with Milwaukee Gay/Lesbian Cable Network staff Mark Behar (who discusses the network's development), Ralph Navarro, Stephen Byers, and Terry Boughner -- GayStory about same-sex relations in ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures -- Black poetry reading segment.
Video   14
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 14, 1988 December

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Scott Gunkel regarding the Cream City Business Association's food collection program for the Milwaukee Hunger Task Force -- Interview with Lynette Jackson on the Lesbians of Color (LOC) support group -- Interview with Suzanne McCann of the Women's Crisis Hotline -- Lambda Legal Defense Fund public service announcement -- GayStory about love between Jesus Christ and John Mark.
Video   15
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 15, 1989 January

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with theater actor John Luedtke -- My Little World segment about Sappho -- Feature on recording star Sylvester -- GayStory about Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci -- Preview of Torch Song Trilogy -- Footage of Womyn's Art Fair.
Video   16
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 16, 1989 February

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Scope and Content Note: (Black History Month): Interview with Dan Koder and Janet Osborne regarding Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual People in Medicine, a task force of the American Medical Student Association -- Interview with Thom Ertl, resource coordinator of the Milwaukee AIDS Project (MAP) -- My Little World segment about the influence of black lesbians on jazz -- Interview with Michael Lisowski about Bayard Rustin -- Film review of Torch Song Trilogy -- GayStory about parallels between gay/lesbian and black experiences -- Barbara Roberts plays jazz singer Bessie Smith at the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre.
Video   17
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 17, 1989 March

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with attorney Stephen Byers regarding the Legal Aid Society's AIDS programs -- First Lesbians of Color (LOC) feature -- Interview with author David Leavitt -- Segment about racial discrimination in gay bars -- GayStory about Roger Casement.
Video   18
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 18, 1989 April

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Sue Cook and Gary Wells on Milwaukee Lesbian and Gay Pride preparations -- Lesbians of Color (LOC) interview with Cheryle Williams, founder of Don't Look Back music production company -- Interview with Scott Stewart of the Cream City Chorus -- My Little World segment about domestic abuse in same-sex relationships (1st of 3 parts) -- GayStory about Roman Emperor Elagabalus.
Video   19
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 19, 1989 May

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with W. W. Wells, InStep columnist -- Lesbians of Color (LOC) interview with owner of Tina's RTI -- Interview with artist Tom Rez -- My Little World segment about domestic abuse in same-sex relationships (2nd of 3 parts) -- Robert Mapplethorpe tribute -- GayStory about gay/lesbian resistance in Nazi Germany -- Tribute to Alyn W. Hess, a local community activist.
Video   20
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 20, 1989 June

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Sue Cook on preparations for Milwaukee's first annual Pride parade and rally to be held this month -- Lesbians of Color (LOC) interviews about interracial, lesbian relationships -- Interview with musician Linda Kantor -- My Little World segment about domestic abuse in same-sex relationships (3rd of 3 parts) -- GayStory about gay/lesbian pride -- Stonewall 20 segment debuts -- Interview with Sarah Hoagland, author of Lesbian Ethics.
Video   21
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 21, 1989 July

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Scope and Content Note: (25th Anniversary of Stonewall): Footage of first annual Milwaukee Lesbian and Gay Pride parade and rally -- Stonewall 20 interviews with Pride attendees -- Segment about a rally protesting proclamations issued by city officials in support of the Pride event -- Lesbians of Color (LOC) interview with Rev. Renee McCoy, executive director of National Coalition for Black Lesbians and Gays, on homophobia in the black community (1st of 3 parts) -- GayStory about a lesbian who served in the Civil War -- Interview with Max Smith, founder of National Coalition for Black Lesbians and Gays, and Richard Grey of the Chicago Department of HIV/AIDS Advisory Council -- Interview with Robert Peterson, Advocate magazine news editor and feature writer, on Milwaukee's Pride event.
Video   22
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 22, 1989 August

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Sarah Hoagland, author of Lesbian Ethics -- Lesbians of Color (LOC) interview with Rev. Renee McCoy, executive director of National Coalition for Black Lesbians and Gays (2nd of 3 parts) -- W. W. Wells comedy segment -- GayStory about Catholic saints Bacchus and Sergius -- Stonewall 20 segment about expanding definitions of family in American society.
Video   23
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 23, 1989 September

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Gregory Welda of the Ten Percent Society -- Lesbians of Color (LOC) interview with Rev. Renee McCoy, executive director of National Coalition for Black Lesbians and Gays, on AIDS in the lesbian community (3rd of 3 parts) -- My Little World interview with Julie Kleppin announcing the formation of the Lesbian Alliance of Metropolitan Milwaukee (LAMM) -- GayStory about King James I of England -- In the Stonewall 20 segment, Michael Ross speaks on the absence of people of color in Pride activities.
Video   24
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 24, 1989 October

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Scope and Content Note: GayStory about King Ludwig of Bavaria -- W. W. Wells comedy segment -- Echo Chambers interview with Ginger Spice, Miss Gay Wisconsin 1989.
Video   25
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 25, 1989 November

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Tim Grair of ACT UP Milwaukee -- Lesbians of Color (LOC) interview with Dr. Ingrid Hicks -- W. W. Wells interview with author Armistead Maupin -- Echo Chambers interview with Ginger Spice, Miss Gay Wisconsin 1989 -- GayStory about Rev. Michael Wigglesworth.
Video   26
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 26, 1989 December

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with theater actor Michael Kearns -- Interview with comedian Dana Daniels -- W. W. Wells comedy segment -- GayStory about Christmas and Hanukkah.
Video   27
Tri-Cable Tonight Compilation for MATA Awards Competition, 1988
Video   28
Tri-Cable Tonight Compilation for MATA Awards Competition, 1989
Subseries: B. Scripts, 1987-1989
Tri-Cable Tonight No. 1, 1987 October/November
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 2, 1987 December
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 3, 1988 January
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 4, 1988 February
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 5, 1988 March
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 6, 1988 April
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 8, 1988 June
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 9, 1988 July
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 10, 1988 August
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 11, 1988 September
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 12, 1988 October
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 13, 1988 November
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 14, 1988 December
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 15, 1989 January
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 16, 1989 February
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 17, 1989 March
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 18, 1989 April
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 19, 1989 May
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 20, 1989 June
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 21, 1989 July
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 22, 1989 August
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 23, 1989 September
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 24, 1989 October
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 25, 1989 November
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Tri-Cable Tonight No. 26, 1989 December
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Series: 2. Yellow on Thursday, 1990-1991
Yellow on Thursday, 1990 June
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Yellow on Thursday, 1990 October
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Yellow on Thursday, 1991 May
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Series: 3. New Tri-Cable Tonight, 1990-1992
Physical Description: 6 videocassettes (VHS) 
Scope and Content Note: Not included in this series are episodes 15 and 24-28.
Video   1
New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 1, 1990 November

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Scope and Content Note: Sharon Devitt, Dan Fons, Ralph Navarro, Michael Ross, and Gary Wells discuss "Gay/Lesbian Communities, Where Are We Going?" (1st of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 2, 1990 December

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Scope and Content Note: See above description (2nd of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 3, 1991 January/February

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Scope and Content Note: Tim Baack, Director of Men's Programs at the Counseling Center of Milwaukee, and "Tony," a closeted gay, black college senior discuss the coming out process (1st of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 4, 1991 February

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Scope and Content Note: Tim Baack, Director of Men's Programs at the Counseling Center of Milwaukee, and "Tony," a closeted gay, black college senior discuss the coming out process (2nd of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 5, 1991 February/March

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Scope and Content Note: Discussion of mental health issues. Dr. Gary Hollander discusses research findings about rates of clinical depression among HIV+ individuals. Dr. Hollander, Kathleen Neville, MSW; and Michael Pazden, MSW, discuss other common mental health issues among gay men and lesbians (e.g., depression, anxiety, codependency) and effective coping strategies (1st of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 6, 1991 March

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Scope and Content Note: See above description (2nd of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 7, 1991 March/April

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Scope and Content Note: Discussion with female impersonators and entertainers Echo Chambers, Vanessa Alexandre, Sidney Johnson, Dominique Mahon, and Mary Richards (1st of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 8, 1991 April

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Scope and Content Note: See above description (2nd of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 9, 1991 May/June

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Scope and Content Note: Discussion of safe sex with Juana Sabatino and Mark Behar (1st of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 10, 1991 June

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Scope and Content Note: Discussion of safe sex with Juana Sabatino and Mark Behar (2nd of 2 parts).
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New Tri-Cable Tonight No. 11, 1991 June-July

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Scope and Content Note: At a meeting of the Lambda Rights Network, Brian Rochon discuss hate crimes and police harassment.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 12], 1991 July-August

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Scope and Content Note: Discussion with Miriam Ben-Shalom about the military, the Persian Gulf, ROTC, and the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of America.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 13], 1991 August

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Scope and Content Note: Guest host Miriam Ben-Shalom interviews Michael Lisowski about Milwaukee School Superintendent Howard Fuller's newly formed committee on issues facing gay and lesbian students.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 14], 1991 August 1

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Scope and Content Note: Local reaction to Jeffrey Dahmer's serial killings of gay men. Special ninety-minute live episode with telephone call-in's.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 15?], 1991 August-September

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with psychologist Gary Hollander and Rev. Margarita Suarez about the psychological aftermath of the Dahmer murders in the gay community.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 17], 1991 September-October

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Dennis Bunch, Scott Gunkel, and Gary Wells of the Milwaukee Gay/Lesbian Pride Committee regarding the 1992 Pride Festival.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 18], 1991 October

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Don Schwamb, president of the Cream City Foundation, about charitable giving in the gay/lesbian community.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 19], 1991 November-December

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with gay/lesbian teens and Milwaukee Public Schools administrator regarding a recently approved policy supporting creation of a safe environment for gay/lesbian students.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 20], 1991 December

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Scope and Content Note: Interview a gay teenager and his mother regarding homophobia in their rural Horicon community.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 21], 1991 December

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Scope and Content Note: Interviews with Robert and Virginia Savrnoch, Gloria Wright, and Jerry Smith about the AIDS Quilt.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 22], 1991 December-1992 January

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Scope and Content Note: Interview with Jerry Smith and Bill Everett.
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New Tri-Cable Tonight [No. 23], 1992 January

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Scope and Content Note: Interviews with Cheryl Franklin, Tim Grair, Bill Meunier, Rachel Winkley, and Dennis Bunch about the direction of the gay/lesbian community in 1992.
Series: 4. Special Programs, 1994
Gay Pride, Gay Future: "Let It Shine!"
Scope and Content Note: Scenes from Milwaukee's Gay/Lesbian Pride Festival, June 11-12, 1994
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