The movie based on the book by author Randy Shilts that brought the A.I.D.S. epidemic to the public's attention and chronicled the political neglect this devastating disease faced at its onset. Shilts later died of complications brought on by A.I.D.S.
Pros: Very informative Cons: The loss of many people Growing up during this era, the AIDS 'conflict' seemed to happen everywhere else but here. Just like all conflicts (i.e.; Viet Nam) this epidemic would never affect anyone I know. Unfortunately, someone I worked with contracted AIDS when it was the little known virus that the government refused to acknowledge. We were all unaware at the time just how encompassing it would become. Of course, since … more