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'How to Survive a Plague' Remembers First AIDS Activists

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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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State of the Union 2016

PBS NEWSHOUR offers live coverage of President Obama's speech and the Republican response.

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PBS NewsHour Weekend

Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.

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