The Resource Let the record show : a political history of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993, Sarah Schulman

Let the record show : a political history of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993, Sarah Schulman

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Let the record show : a political history of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993
Title
Let the record show
Title remainder
a political history of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Schulman
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "In just six years, ACT UP, New York, a broad and unlikely coalition of activists from all races, genders, sexualities, and backgrounds, changed the world. Armed with rancor, desperation, intelligence, and creativity, it took on the AIDS crisis with an indefatigable, ingenious, and multifaceted attack on the corporations, institutions, governments, and individuals who stood in the way of AIDS treatment for all. They stormed the FDA and NIH in Washington, DC, and started needle exchange programs in New York; they took over Grand Central Terminal and fought to change the legal definition of AIDS to include women; they transformed the American insurance industry, weaponized art and advertising to push their agenda, and battled--and beat--The New York Times, the Catholic Church, and the pharmaceutical industry. Their activism, in its complex and intersectional power, transformed the lives of people with AIDS and the bigoted society that had abandoned them
  • Based on more than two hundred interviews with ACT UP members and rich with lessons for today's activists, Let the Record Show is a revelatory exploration--and long-overdue reassessment--of the coalition's inner workings, conflicts, achievements, and ultimate fracture. Schulman, one of the most revered queer writers and thinkers of her generation, explores the how and the why, examining, with her characteristic rigor and bite, how a group of desperate outcasts changed America forever, and in the process created a livable future for generations of people across the world."--
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10957440
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DLC
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1958-
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Schulman, Sarah
Dewey number
362.19697/92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WC 503
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True
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  • ACT UP New York (Organization)
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
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a political history of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993
Label
Let the record show : a political history of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993, Sarah Schulman
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=246&titleId=5665160
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OverDrive eBook
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780374719951
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
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remote
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1CAFC4F8-974B-45D5-8E9E-4282828C5E1D
System control number
(OCoLC)1251803405
Label
Let the record show : a political history of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993, Sarah Schulman
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=246&titleId=5665160
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374719951
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
1CAFC4F8-974B-45D5-8E9E-4282828C5E1D
System control number
(OCoLC)1251803405

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