Interview with Sarah Schulman, author of this brilliant, 700+ - page analytical book. Plus excerpts of two documentary films about ACT UP/New York’s actions to end the AIDS Crisis.
Tune into Bob Lederer's compelling extended interview with his former ACT UP colleague, acclaimed author and co - founder of the Lesbian Avengers, Sarah Schulman. The publisher, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, summarizes the book like this: "Twenty years in the making, Sarah Schulman's Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP/New York 1987
The political importance of this book is its contrast with the skewed mainstream book and movie accounts of ACT UP’s history, which elevate a few heroes, overwhelmingly privileged white gay men, and invisibilize the broader movement’s particip - extending drugs for HIV and AIDS. Sarah’s book is a dramatic, long
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Synopsis: A Political History of ACT UP/NY (Sarah Schulman) Hour 2 of special. See listing for Part 1 in the archive file for the show "We Only Want the World" which was pre-empted for the show.
A Political History of ACT UP/NY (Sarah Schulman) -