David Lampo on Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk, the pioneering gay politician assassinated in 1978, was once a Goldwater Republican, but by the time he held office he was a fairly typical progressive. David Lampo reviews a new collection of Milk's writing, and in the process assesses Milk's mixed legacy.

GET REASON MAGAZINE

Get Reason's print or digital edition before it’s posted online

  • Video Game Nation: How gaming is making America freer – and more fun.
  • Matt Welch: How the left turned against free speech.
  • Nothing Left to Cut? Congress can’t live within their means.
  • And much more.

SUBSCRIBE

advertisement