Aids

Australia, 1985

TV show
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A 4-Corners presentation examining the history of the AIDS epidemic in the United States and the spread to gay communities in the Western World including Australia. Medical authorities discuss their hopes to contain the spread of AIDS outlining symptoms and debunking myths regarding transmission of the virus. A series of frank interviews highlight the human cost of AIDS. Due to copyright restrictions, certain parts of the music soundtrack have been edited resulting in sound drop-out in sections of the program.

Credits

producer

George Pugh

production company

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

00:42:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34073

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → AIDS (Disease)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Epidemics

Television

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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