Reagan and aids
In a forceful and detailed saturday night statement, hillary clinton rolled back on certain comments she made at nancy reagan's. “we must conquer aids before it affects the heterosexual population and the general population,” said president ronald reagan’s health and human. In an interview with msnbc friday, 2016 democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton said that ronald and nancy reagan helped start a national conversation about. Although aids was first identified in 1981, reagan did not mention it publicly for several more years. Dr marcus conant got a closeup view of the reagan administration’s beliefs about aids and the gay community, not once, not twice, but three times. Nancy reagan refused to help dying hollywood star rock hudson get a bed at a french hospital at the forefront of experimental treatment for aids, it has been claimed.
New myths on reagan's record but let's turn that around on the rest of washington does that mean no reporter asked reagan about aids in the 1984 presidential. Newly-discovered audio recordings from white house press conferences show reagan's press secretary laughing off aids and making fun of fairies. Excerpts from the truth about reagan and aids by michael bronski, november 2003: for the past two months i've been teaching a course entitled plagues and politics. A reader asks andrew sullivan: what did you think of reagan's response to the aids crisis, and what's your view of him in general. Washington post art critic philip kennicott matter-of-factly wrote that president reagan neglected the aids crisis in the 1980s he made the claim in his recent.
While many mourn nancy reagan's recent death, others remember her dark hiv/aids legacy. This is the text of a speech, written by landon parvin, for president reagan to deliver at a dinner honoring the american foundation for aids research (amfar.
Ronald reagan would have turned 100 in february he's remembered for many things during his two terms in the white house but veteran journalist hank plante, who. Bottom line, it was a wtf moment, aids activist peter staley tells thewrap about the impact of hillary clinton's nancy reagan gaffe. This turned up in my google news lists today: orange county gays condemn ronald reagan celebrations, by fernando palazzo, orange county gay culture examiner (not.
Reagan and aids
Former president ronald reagan's response, or lack thereof, to the aids crisis in the early 1980s is one of the most controversial aspects of his legacy. Attending nancy reagan’s funeral on friday, mrs clinton praised her record on hiv and aids after an avalanche of criticism, she quickly apologized.
- Hillary clinton walks back bizarre statement about nancy reagan and aids.
- In an interview conducted at nancy reagan’s funeral today, hillary clinton recounted a version of history that didn’t happen, lauding the former first lady’s.
- Peter huber at city journal has an excellent corrective to the narrative that the reagan administration did nothing about the aids crisis.
Larry speakes, president reagan's press secretary jokes about aids during press briefing on october 15th us president ronald reagan. “it may be hard for your viewers to remember how difficult it was for people to talk about hiv/aids back in the 1980s,” the reagan’s representative. And even if nancy reagan was a bit more aroused about aids than her husband, it’s very common knowledge that her advocacy was still decidedly modest. In other words, the white house looks on this as a great joke short film when aids was funny directed and produced by scott calonic still haven’t.