Today we only viewed part 4 of the first video from PBS’s Frontline (2006). If you would like to view the full 2 episodes on this topic or review this segment go to:

The supplementary sources I proposed during our first lesson on HIV/AIDS.

Health Canada:


What is it like to live with HIV? – 4 vignettes from around the world. from PBS’s Frontline (2006)

For a TIME LINE of the History of HIV/AIDS.  from PBS’s Frontline (2006)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: from PBS’s Frontline (2006)

PBS’s NOVA (1999) – Outdated Statistics but informative as a snapshot in time.

Stigmatization of those people with HIV/AIDS in the 1980s and 1990s.

A great Episode of the Journal from CBC archive that will give you a great insight into the public fear surrounding HIV/AIDS in the 1980s. (circa 1985)

*A great account of the  fascinating story surrounding the discovery of HIV/AIDS can be read in the book: ‘And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic‘ by Randy Shilts. In 1993 it was turned into an excellent movie by the same name.


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