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PBS NewsHour | 'How to Survive a Plague' Remembers First AIDS Activists | PBS

Duration: 07:52
Program: PBS NewsHour #10509
Broadcast Date: Nov. 30, 2012

In a new documentary, "How to Survive a Plague," filmmaker David France revisits the in-your-face brand of AIDS activism that forced the nation to pay attention in the early days of the epidemic and eventually convinced the government to speed the approval of life-saving drugs. Ray Suarez speaks with France about why remembering this era in the epidemic remains so important to today's fight.

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Post Date: November 30, 2012