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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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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.

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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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