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FRONTLINE; AIDS: A National Inquiry

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
AIDS: A National Inquiry
Program Number

408

Series Description

FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

Program Description

This special 2 hour show features a film about AIDS patient Fabian Bridges that raises questions about public and personal responsibility, prejudice and fear. Bridges, a homosexual prostitute, bragged he had sex with six partners a night and refused to stop even though he knew he had AIDS. In a special broadcast, follows Bridges's tragic journey across the United States, and later, a panel of national experts, led by Harvard Law School professor Charles Nesson, discuss how Americans should respond to this urgent public health issue.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; AIDS: A National Inquiry,” GBH Archives, accessed September 20, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A1D1F9B55054768BDF3FA9AA4F278A4.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; AIDS: A National Inquiry.” GBH Archives. Web. September 20, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A1D1F9B55054768BDF3FA9AA4F278A4>.
APA: FRONTLINE; AIDS: A National Inquiry. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1A1D1F9B55054768BDF3FA9AA4F278A4
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