A Big Disease With A Little Name

Episodes

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Omnibus 120200612

Remembering the early years of the HIV-AIDS epidemic.

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

Omnibus 220200619
01The Beginning20200608

When the first cases of AIDS emerged in New York, gay men responded with fear and denial.

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

02The Decimation of a Scene20200609

AIDS hit London's gay scene hard in the 1980s but the community rallied to raise awareness

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

03Ward 5B20200610

In 1983 the first ward dedicated to AIDS opened at the San Francisco General Hospital.

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

04The Doctor20200611

The story of the UK's first research into AIDS, which began in 1982.

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

05Don't Die of Ignorance20200612

Norman Fowler recalls his time leading the British government's response to AIDS.

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

06ACT UP Fights Back20200615

How ACT UP led the fight for the rights of those affected by HIV-AIDS in America

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

07The AZT Price War20200616

In 1987 the drug AZT was seen as a breakthrough in fighting AIDS - but it was expensive.

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

08The Atlanta Buyer's Club20200617

How experimental AIDS drugs were sold through an underground network in Atlanta.

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

09There's No Such Thing as AIDS20200618

How conspiracy theories and denial had devastating consequences in the fights against AIDS

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.

1020200619

Remembering the early years of the HIV-AIDS epidemic

Remembering the early years of the AIDS epidemic as told by people who lived through it.