New PDF release: And the Band Played On: Politics, People and the Aids

By Randy Shilts

ISBN-10: 0285640763

ISBN-13: 9780285640764

A masterpiece of investigative reporting, And the Band performed On is the definitive heritage of the unfold of AIDS through the united states within the 1980's. Randy Shilts was once hired through the 'The San Francisco Chronicle' to hide homosexual matters in 1981, the yr AIDS got here to foreign awareness, and from 1982 Shilts dedicated himself to masking the tale of the disorder and its scientific, social and political implications. Shilts asks: how was once this epidemic allowed to unfold to date sooner than it used to be taken heavily? greatly researched, weaving jointly the non-public tales of these within the homosexual group and the clinical and political institutions with political and social reporting, he exposes how AIDS used to be overlooked, or denied, as a possibility by means of many nationwide associations. And the Band performed On exhibits that the best healthiness drawback of the twentieth-century unfold wildly because the Federal executive placed its price range prior to public wellbeing and fitness whereas scientists have been usually extra fascinated about keeping their status than saving lives.

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