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The Stonewall Inn becomes a part of history




The Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village section of New York City was the site of the 1969 riot that sparked the gay rights movement.
The Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village section of New York City was the site of the 1969 riot that sparked the gay rights movement.
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Officials in New York City on Tuesday approved the application for landmark status to the Stonewall Inn.

The Greenwich Village bar was the location for a 1969 uprising against a police raid that is credited with creating the modern gay rights movement.

Karen Lowe of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation joined the show to talk about the Stonewall Inn and its significance.