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Sunday, September 4, 2011

Buried in the Back Pages - AIDS 30 Years Ago

Here's an article and podcast in the Harvard Public Health Review on what I have to say now about the NYTimes' coverage of the epidemic's early years.
As a metro reporter in 1982, I happened to have written the Times' first article that used the word "AIDS." My article, dear reader, was not placed by the editors on the front page -- as it surely should have been.

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