This ABC News program looks at the constitutional controversy over gay marriage as it exploded in both Massachusetts and California in February 2004. Is it a matter of civil rights or human rights? Should it be addressed at a state level or a federal level? Ted Koppel moderates a debate about gay marriage and its legal ramifications with Representative Barney Frank, conservative political activist Gary Bauer, and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who arranged for the issuance of marriage licenses to eligible same-sex couples because the California Family Code is allegedly in violation of the state's constitution in the matter of gay marriage.
Koppel, Ted, 1940-; Martin, Michel (Michel McQueen); Newsom, Gavin Christopher, 1967-; Bauer, Gary Lee, 1946-; Frank, Barney, 1940-
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); ABC News Productions
Television news programs
Civil Rights, Civic Engagement; Government, Law, Politics; Civil Rights, Discrimination; Government, Law, Politics; Gender Studies; Same-sex marriage -- Law and legislation -- United States; Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States; Gay rights -- United States
North America; United States; New Jersey
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- Physical Description
22 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Host, Ted Koppel; reporter, Michel Martin; panelists, Gavin Newsom, Gary Bauer, Barney Frank.
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Filename: lms-089791; Fedora 2 PID: umd:10783; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/3258; Catalog Key: alephsys004125906; OCLC: ocn709669339
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