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Jamie Kirchick: When Homosexuality Was a National Security Threat

Jamie Kirchick: When Homosexuality Was a National Security Threat

Update: 2022-06-13
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Washington is a city run on secrets, and between WWII and the end of the Cold War, no secret was more deadly to a political career than homosexuality. Jamie Kirchick joins guest host Tim Miller to discuss his book, "Secret City." Plus — gay bigotry's past in today's politics.

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Estes Kefauver

If you're gay and you have fond memories of Ronald Reagan, they must be from early childhood. I graduated high school in 1985, was coming out, and was a political news hound. The Reagans, the WH appointments, and the policies were all despicable -- not just for gay people, but for people of color as well. Ponder Reagan's history while watching Youtube videos of AIDS patients in the late stages during the 80's. I remember the living skeletons of people too young to die. And I don't find more nuance with the passage of time.

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Jamie Kirchick: When Homosexuality Was a National Security Threat

Jamie Kirchick: When Homosexuality Was a National Security Threat

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