AIDS in Oral History: Doctors and Activists Look Back on 30 Years of the Epidemic
To mark the 30th anniversary of the first documented case of HIV/AIDS, the Mid-Manhattan Library, the Columbia Center for Oral History and the HIV Story Projectare co-sponsoring a special program. Tonight at 6:30pm at the Mid-Manhattan Library, three oral historians play interview clips and talk about their interviews with AIDS doctors and activists. Speakers include Jim Hubbard, Co-Director of the ACT UP Oral History Project and Columbia Professors, Ron Bayer and Gerald Oppenheimer, co-authors of AIDS Doctors: Voices from the Epidemic, and Shattered Dreams? An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic. An open dialogue with the audience will follow their presentations.