Monsters Among Us: Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone were shot and killed by Supervisor Dan White, who invented the “twinkle defense”; Convicted and sentenced to 7.5 years in prison; killed himself when he got out of prison

Victims
Harvey Milk, 48
Mayor George Moscone, 49

Find-A-Grave: Harvey Milk
Find-A-Grave: George Richard Moscone
San Francisco leaders George Moscone and Harvey Milk are murdered
S.F. mayor, supervisor slain
‘All-American’ ex-city official formally charged in S.F. slayings
40 years later: Remembering the assassinations of George Moscone, Harvey Milk
Dan White Trial (1979)
Harvey Milk
The Dan White (Harvey Milk Murder) Trial: A Chronology
Anniversary of Milk, Moscone slayings to be focused on housing affordability
Myth of the ‘Twinkie defense’ / The verdict in the Dan White case wasn’t based on his ingestion of junk food
A Look Back At The Trial For Harvey Milk’s Assassin — And His Light Sentence
Dan White urged to stay away
Wikipedia: Harvey Milk
Wikipedia: Dan White
Wikipedia: Moscone–Milk assassinations
Mythology As History

Podcasts
48: The Times of Harvey Milk

Books
The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words

Movies/Documentaries
Milk
Biography: Harvey Milk
The Times of Harvey Milk


Daniel James White

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