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The War on Disco

Season 35 Episode 9 | 51m 27s

The War on Disco explores the culture war that erupted over the rise of Disco music. The hostility came to a head on July 12, 1979, when a riot led by rock fans broke out at “Disco Demolition Night” during a baseball game in Chicago

Aired: 10/29/23 | Expires: 11/30/23
American Experience Season 35
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