To mark tomorrow's 20th anniversary of World Aids Day, actor Paul Michael Glaser (ex-
Starsky and Hutch) explores the pain, prejudice and progress experienced by Americans since the known arrival of HIV and Aids in the early 1980s, while
Washington Post journalist John-Manuel Andriote assesses the crisis's impact on attitudes and the medical establishment. The programme charts the illness from the days of disco-era gay sexual liberation to the mid-80s fear and ignorance among a public who came to accept the facts about Aids through awareness and exposure. With input by gay rights activist Larry Kramer and Glaser, whose wifeanddaughterdied of Aids-related illnesses.
Producers Ashley Byrne and John Manuel-Andriote
3/4. David Ouantick presents an ode to the vinyl record album, continuing with a look at the myriad imaginative things musicians have done with the form. Featuring input from Phil Manzanera
(ex-Roxy Music), veteran Radio 1 DJ Annie Nightingale and others.
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