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A Snapshot of a Movement: D.C.'s Gay History

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1990 - Act Up protest in front of the Health and Human Service Building in D.C.
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1990 - Act Up protest in front of the Health and Human Service Building in D.C.

The Washington Blade is sometimes referred to as America's gay newspaper of record. Since 1969, its editors have collected thousands of photographs, but much of that archive has been unavailable to the public -- until now. Editors are now digitizing and archiving those photos online, and the Blade's Kevin Naff talks with Kavitha Cardoza about why it's so important to preserve this slice of D.C. life.

[Music: "Picture Book" by The Kinks from The Village Green Preservation Society]

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