The Watergate Scandal and Public Television

By Keiko Okuhara, Bibliographic Services/Systems Librarian.

Image of US Congress building with text reading Senate Hearings on Campaign ActivityThe American Archive of Public Broadcasting recently published an online exhibit called “Gavel to Gavel: The Watergate Scandal and Public Television.” This archive includes newly digitized material from the Senate Watergate hearings as well as coverage of the 1974 House impeachment hearings. The exhibit provides access to context for the hearings not only for public broadcasting, but also for America as a whole and covers all the coverage, a highlights reel, an episode guide, and an essay putting the coverage into historical perspective.

See http://americanarchive.org/exhibits/watergate for more information.

June is LGBT+ Pride Month!

open book displayed in colors of rainbow

By Storm Stoker, Technical Services Support Specialist.

June was chosen to commemorate the Stonewall riots which took place in 1969. Around the world there are parades and other celebrations. Many libraries take this opportunity to highlight LGBT+ resources. Here is just a small sample!

Some new acquisitions at the School of Law Library:

Gay priori: a queer critical legal studies approach to law reform / Libby Adler.

Gay, lesbian, and transgender clients: a lawyer’s guide / Joan M. Burda.

Gender-sensitive norm interpretation by regional human rights law systems / by Maria Sjoholm.

Student Associations:

The Lambda Law Student Association works to foster community and promote awareness of diverse sexuality and gender identity through social activism

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa LGBT Student Services

Community Groups:

Pride at Work Hawaii

Hawaii Civil Rights Commission

Lambda Legal: Hawaii

LGBT+ LibGuides:

Gender Identity and Sexual Identity in the Pacific and Hawai’i: Introduction

Richmond School of Law: Sexual Orientation and the Law

The Williams Institute Reading Room and Collection: Sexual Orientation law

LGBT+ Rights Blogs:

ACLU LGBT Rights

Columbia Law School: Gender & Sexuality Law Blog

Transgender Law Center Blog

Photo: www.glbtrt.ala.org