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Read online And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic div By the time Rock Hudson s death in alerted all America to the danger of the AIDS epidemic the disease had spread across the nation killing thousands of people and emerging as the greatest health crisis of the th century America faced a troubling question What happened How was this epidemic allowed to spread so far before it was taken seriously In answering these questions Shilts weaves the disparate threads into a coherent story pinning down every evasion and contradiction at the highest levels of the medical political and media establishments .

Shilts shows that the epidemic spread wildly because the federal government put budget ahead of the nation s welfare health authorities placed political expediency before the public health and scientists were often more concerned with international prestige than saving lives Against this backdrop Shilts tells the heroic stories of individuals in science and politics public health and the gay community who struggled to alert the nation to the enormity of the danger it faced i And the Band Played On i is both a tribute to these heroic people and a stinging indictment of the institutions that failed the nation so badly div by Randy Shilts, William Greider

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And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic
Title:And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic
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ISBN:0312241356
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Number of Pages:656
Category:non-fiction, history, science, politics, glbt, medicine
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As Real As It Gets: The Life of a Hospital at the Center of the AIDS Epidemic, Unknown California, And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk, Conduct Unbecoming: Gays and Lesbians in the Us Military
These stories of courage and crisis will challenge every reader s perception about AIDS As gripping as any novel this book puts a human face on the greatest challenge America s health care system has ever encountered Foreword by Randy Shilts, div By the time Rock Hudson s death in alerted all America to the danger of the AIDS epidemic the disease had spread across the nation killing thousands of people and emerging as the greatest health crisis of the th century America faced a troubling question What happened How was this epidemic allowed to spread so far before it was taken seriously In answering these questions Shilts weaves the disparate threads into a coherent story pinning down every evasion and contradiction at the highest levels of the medical political and media establishments br br Shilts shows that the epidemic spread wildly because the federal government put budget ahead of the nation s welfare health authorities placed political expediency before the public health and scientists were often more concerned with international prestige than saving lives Against this backdrop Shilts tells the heroic stories of individuals in science and politics public health and the gay community who struggled to alert the nation to the enormity of the danger it faced i And the Band Played On i is both a tribute to these heroic people and a stinging indictment of the institutions that failed the nation so badly br div, No description available, The bestselling author of And the Band Played On follows with a book of even greater power and sweep as he investigates the situation of gays in the military over the past three decades revealing for the first time that some of the most celebrated soldiers in American history were homosexual including the Father of the United States Army