INDEPENDENT LENS

Program Details
Air Time: 
01/04/2014 - 11:00pm - 01/05/2014 - 12:29am
Program Title: 
HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE
Program Service: 
MX
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens
PSIP Description: 
Two grassroots coalitions fought to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
Long Description: 
This film is the story of two grassroots coalitions -- ACT UP and Treatment Action Group -- made up of innovative activists, many of them HIV-positive, who fought to turn AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.