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Author Shilts, Randy, author.

Title And the band played on : politics, people, and the AIDS epidemic / Randy Shilts.

Publication Info. New York : St Martin's Griffin, 2007.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.1969792 Sh62a 2007    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Edition 20th anniversary ed.
Description xxiii, 630 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 607-613) and index.
Summary An examination of the AIDS crisis critiques the federal government for its inaction, health authorities for their greed, and scientists for their desire for prestige in the face of the AIDS pandemic, in a twentieth anniversary edition of the acclaimed exposť.
Contents Dramatis personae -- The bureaucracy -- Prologue -- pt. I. Behold, a pale horse : The feast of the hearts -- pt. II. Before/1980 : Glory days ; Beaches of the dispossessed ; Foreshadowing ; Freeze frames -- pt. III. Paving the road/1981 : Critical mass ; Good intentions ; The prettiest one ; Ambush poppers ; Golf courses of science ; Bad moon rising -- pt. IV. The gathering darkness/1982 : Enemy time ; Patient zero ; Bicentennial memories ; Nightsweats ; Too much blood ; Entropy ; Running on empty ; Forced feeding ; Dirty secrets ; Dancing in the dark -- pt. V. Battle lines/January-June 1983 : Let it bleed ; Midnight confessions ; Denial ; Anger ; The big enchilada ; Turning points ; Only the good ; Priorities ; Meanwhile ; AIDSpeak spoken here ; Star quality -- Pt, VI. Rituals/July-December 1983 : Marathons ; Just another day ; Politics ; Science ; Public health ; Journalism ; People -- pt. VII. Lights & Tunnels/1984 : Prisoners ; Bargaining ; The feast of the hearts, part II ; Squeeze play ; Traitors ; Political science ; Downbound train ; Republicans and Democrats ; Embarrassed ; Depression ; The war -- pt. VIII. Butcher's Bill/1985 : Heterosexuals ; Exiles ; Reckoning ; Exposed ; Awakening ; Acceptance ; Endgame -- pt. IX. Epilogue/after : Reunion ; The feast of the hearts, part III.
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- History.
AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects -- United States.
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- United States.
AIDS (Disease) (OCoLC)fst00793808
AIDS (Disease) -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst00793907
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00793952
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- Popular Works.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 0312374631 (paperback)
9780312374631 (paperback)

 
    
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