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And the Band Played on

Politics, People, and the Aids Epidemic
Shilts, Randy (Paperback - 2007 )
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And the Band Played on


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Baker & Taylor
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 exposé. Reissue. 25,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
Upon it's first publication twenty years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting. An international bestseller, a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and made into a critically acclaimed movie, Shilts' expose revealed why AIDS was allowed to spread unchecked during the early 80's while the most trusted institutions ignored or denied the threat. One of the few true modern classics, it changed and framed how AIDS was discussed in the following years. Now republished in a special 20th Anniversary edition, And the Band Played On remains one of the essential books of our time.


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An examination of the AIDS crisis exposes 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.

Authors: Shilts, Randy
Statement of Responsibility: Randy Shilts
Title: And the band played on
politics, people, and the aids epidemic
Publisher: New York :, St Martin's Griffin,, 2007
Edition: 20th anniversary ed
Characteristics: 630 p. ;,21 cm.
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