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San Francisco Proposes Statue Honoring Slain Gay Official

Twenty-five years after former San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk is murdered, some city officials raise money to place a sculpture of him in City Hall. Milk, California's first openly gay elected official, was killed a year after being elected. NPR's Richard Gonzales reports.

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Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco. Along with covering the daily news of region, Gonzales' reporting has included medical marijuana, gay marriage, drive-by shootings, Jerry Brown, Willie Brown, the U.S. Ninth Circuit, the California State Supreme Court and any other legal, political, or social development occurring in Northern California relevant to the rest of the country.