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FRONTLINE / AIDS Quarterly Special Report; Born in Africa


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FRONTLINE / AIDS Quarterly Special Report
Born in Africa
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Philly Bongoley Lutaaya was a celebrated singer/musician from Uganda who died of AIDS in December 1989. But he died a national hero because he gave his nation new hope in battling the devastation of the disease. This FRONTLINE/AIDS Quarterly special, narrated by Peter Jennings, chronicles Philly Lutaaya's remarkable last year of life as he traveled across Uganda in a crusade to help stop the spread of AIDS, even as the disease ravaged his body.



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Chicago: “FRONTLINE / AIDS Quarterly Special Report; Born in Africa,” 03/28/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 20, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4CB8A162EB294DC0939FD21EEF2197D2.
MLA: “FRONTLINE / AIDS Quarterly Special Report; Born in Africa.” 03/28/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 20, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4CB8A162EB294DC0939FD21EEF2197D2>.
APA: FRONTLINE / AIDS Quarterly Special Report; Born in Africa. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4CB8A162EB294DC0939FD21EEF2197D2
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