The Evolution Of AIDS Activism

The Evolution Of AIDS Activism

Next week's International AIDS Conference in Washington is the first of its kind on American soil in more than 20 years. Find out what U.S. policies had to change to allow such a gathering.

The world's leading AIDS researchers and activists come to Washington next week for the first International AIDS Conference held in the United States in 22 years. With deaths from AIDS down but HIV infection rates still high, we explore how the political, social and medical issues have changed in the three decades since the disease was discovered.

Guests

Adam Tenner

Executive Director, Metro TeenAIDS

Cornelius Baker

Longtime Washington AIDS advocate, former executive director of the Whitman-Walker Clinic, member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS

Christine Campbell

Vice President of National Advocacy and Organizing, Housing Works

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