[Mica England on Larry King Live]

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Interview on Larry King Live with Mica England and William Waybourn, of the Dallas Gay Alliance, about England's anti-discrimination lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department who refused to hire her because she is a lesbian. Conservative Republican Congressman Bob Dornan (California) is also interviewed and speaks about why he believes it is problematic to hire gay police officers. Viewers call in with comments and questions for the panelists. There is a promo for a later interview on the same program with Ken Wahl but this interview is not included in the footage.

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Creator: Unknown. 1989.

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Interview on Larry King Live with Mica England and William Waybourn, of the Dallas Gay Alliance, about England's anti-discrimination lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department who refused to hire her because she is a lesbian. Conservative Republican Congressman Bob Dornan (California) is also interviewed and speaks about why he believes it is problematic to hire gay police officers. Viewers call in with comments and questions for the panelists. There is a promo for a later interview on the same program with Ken Wahl but this interview is not included in the footage.

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1 photograph : col.

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  • Preferred Citation: Mica England Collection (The Dallas Way), UNT Special Collections

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Mica England Collection (The Dallas Way)

Legal documents, correspondence, a press release, newspaper articles, a press kit, photographs, and a video related to Mica England's anti-discrimination lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department (DPD): England v. The City of Dallas, Mack Vines, and the State of Texas. On July 10, 1989, England was denied employment with the DPD because she was a lesbian.

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Publications pertaining to issues relevant to the LGBT community. The collection includes The Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper for the gay community in North Texas that has been published since 1984.

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  • 1989

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[Mica England on Larry King Live], video, 1989; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1634452/: accessed April 20, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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