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The Lavender Scare

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FILM SYNOPSIS

With the United States gripped in the panic of the Cold War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower deems homosexuals to be “security risks” and orders the immediate firing of any government employee discovered to be gay or lesbian. It triggers a vicious witch hunt that lasts for forty years and ruins thousands of lives, while thrusting an unlikely hero into the forefront of what would become the modern LGBT rights movement.

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  • Genre Documentary
  • Director Josh Howard
  • Released 2017
  • Runtime 1h 17min
  • Rated NR
  • Studio Full Exposure Films
  • CountryUnited States

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