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Best in some the worst in othersI would recommend this to anyone who is wondering where this current pandemic will end if it feels like a Le chant du départ: Napoléon 1 hopeless situation then the progresses made in the treatments of AIDS mayelp out this current situation into perspective If like me you Histoires grecques have alwaysad a fear of AIDS due to the impressive as campaigns of the late 80s then this may La Mythologie grecque de A à Z pour les Nuls Découvrez l'histoire des mots et expressions issus des mythes grecs help Ignorance leads to fearIf you do read this book you will be angry the blood banks the ignorant governments the self serving sex club owners putting profit above public safety the petty rivalries and intrigues getting in the way of scientific progress Oh wait infinity seeow the French got screwed over I am alf way through this book and I am just thinking what a story what a book incredible This book this story NEEDS to be read and re read by any generation in
THE FUTURE THIS HORRIFIC HISTORY IN THESE BEAUTIFUL future This orrific Je suis le dernier juif history captured in these beautiful powerful words drills down to the core of what we are asumans and lays bare our La mythologie égyptienne humanity our vulnerabilities our vanities our power and our weakness as individuals as a s Five stars for the book but I am only 21% in and the number of typos is appalling In some cases people s names change from paragraph to paragraph eg Horne to Home and back again I did not pay over 7 to read such a poorly transcribed effort Iave been reporting these errors as I go along but it disrupts the flow of the narrative and I m not sure anyone at cares anyway Please sort this out I L'empire romain DP - numéro 8136 have reported this to I realise that this should be a book review Great price for a great book Everyone should read this firstand account of the Au temps des Vikings history of AIDS I am still angry so many needlessly died and we stillave no cure. True modern classics it changed and framed ow AIDS was discussed in the following years Now republished in a special 20th Anniversary edition And the Band Played On remains one of the essential books of our tim. He disease and saw any restrictions placed upon them as a breach of their uman rightsStill people were dyingThen the scientists started to play politics with the research the French at the Pasteur Institute who
Discovered The Virus Were Disbelieved Until Dr the virus were disbelieved until Dr Gallo could confirm their work in the USA year
"was wasted and "wasted and people were dyingThe virus contaminated the blood supplyStill there was denialHaemophiliacs were dying patients were contracting AIDS from operative transfusionsStill the wrangling went onFor money for kudos for sexual freedom for the ope of a Nobel PrizeAnd all the while people diedNow particularly in Africa people are dying in their millions this particular genie can never be put back into the bottleThe band played on This is a excellent book very informative and tells you all about the missed opportunities in fighting AIDS in the early 1980s Such a pity people didn t take the disease seriously all because it was classified as a gay illness I will admit I m only alf way I lived through this time but was too young to know what was going on Bought this after watching the channel 4 it s a sin such a scary time told so carefully One of the best journalistic works of the last 50 years and a bitter reflection on what 24 heures dans la Rome Antique happens when governments let prejudice instead of policy rule their decisions And I found a lot of interesting comparisons Deniers those who follow the rules those who are interested in politics anduman rights than public ealth This is a good but frustrating and eart breaking read There are a lot of decent people in the pages of this book who are thwarted by politics and intrigue A lot like our current pandemic the AIDS crisis brought out the. Rd and made into a critically acclaimed movie Shilts expose revealed why AIDS was allowed to spread unchecked during the early 80s while the most trusted institutions ignored or denied the threat One of the few.
DOWNLOAD And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, 20th-Anniversary EditionThoroughly enjoyed it A fantastic "Engaging Read And An Unparalleled "read and an unparalleled unbiased insight into the AIDS epidemic I read this after it was mentioned repeatedly in Freddie Mercury s biography Somebody To Love one of the most poignant and gobsmacking books I L'Ile aux cannibales have read in years And the Band Played On was like an extension of the facts surrounding the discovery of the virus in the early eighties It was factual yet easy to read and for a non fiction book it s a definite page turner Highly recommended And The Band Played On is a book I missed when it first came out over twenty years ago I read Randy Shilts The Mayor of Castro Street afteraving become intrigued by the life of Harvey Milk since seeing the excellent Sean Penn film
Milk At The Beginning Of The Yearat the beginning of the year I was anxious to read anything else that Stalin's War: A New History of World War II head writtenAnd The Band Played On is a reference to the musicians on the Titanic who reputedly kept playing as the ship sankThe book details ow this was exactly the way the authorities behaved while people in their thousands were dying from AIDSThis new disease which in its early stages was unknown to science devastated the lives of not just the sufferers but also of those that loved themAs it was mostly gay men and intravenous
drug users who were affectednot REAL people not people who mattered little money was found for research andusers who were affectednot REAL people not people who mattered little money was found for research and scientists involved ad to make do and mend in the most outrageous wayThe whole subject was considered embarrasing one not to be talked about and still people were dying Some members of the gay community were reluctant to face up to the fact that their behavior in bath Au nom de tous les miens houses the taking of multiple sexual partnersad anything to do with the spread of Upon its first publication twenty years ago And The Band Played on was uickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigative reporting An international bestseller a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Awa. ,