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||Milk speechwriter Robinson at Gerber/Hart Library
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Frank Robinson, a friend and speechwriter of the late gay politician/activist Harvey Milk, made an appearance at Gerber/Hart Library, 1127 W. Granville, May 1 for a question-and-answer event. Robinson, a member of Chicago Gay Liberation in the early 1970s, shaped the rhetoric that Milk used to inspire the LGBT community across the country in the late 1970s. Robinson also had a cameo role in the film Milk, and was one of the movie's consultants. On this rare return visit to his hometown, Robinson discussed his experiences in the gay-pride movement in Chicago and San Francisco in the decade after Stonewall. Photo of Robinson ( right ) and Gary Chichester by William Kelley
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