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How TIME Covered the Stonewall Riots

New York Daily News Archive / Getty Images | Stonewall Inn nightclub raid, June 28, 1969
New York Daily News Archive / Getty Images | Stonewall Inn nightclub raid, June 28, 1969
Did you know that the Stonewall riots -- which triggered the gay rights movement in the United States -- went nearly unnoticed by all but the local press as it happened? In this piece, coinciding with the release of the movie "Stonewall," TIME magazine notes that it was only years later, in retrospect, that the importance of the events at the Stonewall Inn on June 28, 1969 were recognized by outlets like TIME.

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(Social history is one of the categories for the 2016 Dan David Prize. Learn more here: http://www.dandavidprize.org/…/selecte…/selected-fields-2016 http://www.dandavidprize.org/…/selecte…/selected-fields-2016)