WPT Archives: 1970s

Target #606

Special | 58m 32s

State representative David Clarenbach proposes a bill that would make all consenting, private sexual acts between adults legal. The movement would overturn existing Wisconsin laws that prohibit oral and gay sex. Clarenbach and Reverend Valerie Borchard, a leader at a LGBT-friendly Milwaukee congregation, defend the act. Reverend Richard Pritchard and state representative John Merkt oppose.

Aired: 11/08/79

Rating: NR

Since 1954, Wisconsin Public Television – then known as WHA-TV – has shared high-quality educational content throughout the state. Right here, you can explore archival footage from some of our early documentaries like “On Wisconsin Women: Issues Facing Women” and “Between the Lines.”