AIDS Quilt prep - AIDSQuilt:WashingtonD.C1987...

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AIDS Quilt: Washington D.C 1987 Describe what is happening 1981—the AIDS virus is first discovered In the same year, (1981) MTV is introduced—first nationally televised  program that addressed AIDS as an epidemic Confronts AIDS head on through the television the program “Real World”,  ad  campaigns, public service ads, and documentaries  Associated with gay men and alternate lifestyles The conservative Reagan administration did nothing about the AIDS issue Rock Hudson’s death took AIDS out of the shadows—showed that famous  people could be affected by the “gay man’s disease” as well.  Allie Geurts—one of the first faces to challenge that AIDS only affected  sexual gay men o Featured in People Magazine o Sold more copies of People Magazine than any other that year On October 11 1987, the Quilt was displayed for the first time on the 
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2010 for the course USH 101 taught by Professor Saks during the Spring '10 term at University of Miami.

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