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Coming to Independent Lens: How to Survive a Plague

Preview: Season 15 | 2m 15s

How to Survive a Plague is the story of two coalitions — ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) — made up of self-made activists, many of them HIV-positive, who challenged the pharmaceutical industry, then helped it to identify promising new drugs, moving them from experimental trials to patients in record time.

Aired: 12/30/13

Rating: TV-PG

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