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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, GBH Archives, accessed January 28, 2022,
MLA: “FRONTLINE / AIDS Quarterly Special Report; Born in Africa.” 03/28/1990. GBH Archives. Web. January 28, 2022. <>.
APA: FRONTLINE / AIDS Quarterly Special Report; Born in Africa. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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