The true story of the assassination of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk on November 27, 1978. The case of assassin Dan White has become known as the "Twinkie defense" after his sentence was reduced from first-degree murder to voluntary manslaughter. White served five years in prison and committed suicide in 1985. This film is based on 'Emily Mann''s play.
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Harvey Milk is shown on election night wearing a white t-shirt and jeans. Milk always wore a suit while campaigning, including on election night. See more
If a bullet should enter my brain, let it destroy every closet door in America.