when we rise

When We Rise has Palm Springs Connection

The ABC mini-series opens Feb. 27 with a Palm Springs location in its opening scene.

JIM POWERS Arts & Entertainment

Early in When We Rise, a four-part series which premieres tonight (Feb. 27) on ABC covering the rise of the LGBT Movement, viewers are taken to the Phoenix neighborhood where a then 18-year-old Cleve Jones lives with his parents. Except it’s not Phoenix. It’s Palm Springs. “There is no better place to start this series than the place where the