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'How to Survive a Plague' Remembers First AIDS Activists

Clip: 11/30/2012 | 7m 51s

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.

Aired: 11/30/12

Rating: NR

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