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'Rise' offers gay-rights history

Feb 27, 2017 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

Good intentions and a strong start can only get you so far.

Unfortunately for ABC's overly ambitious When We Rise (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9, out of four), those virtues are not enough to sustain the miniseries' entire run. But goodness: Scattered within this history of the battle for gay rights are moments of great power and lessons of great importance, as it pays homage to a struggle that too frequently has been ignored by mainstream television - and has yet to be f...