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Remembering influential AIDS activist Larry Kramer

Clip: 05/27/2020 | 2m 10s Video has closed captioning.

Playwright and pioneering AIDS activist Larry Kramer has died of pneumonia at age 84. He fought for greater resources and awareness of HIV, as well as for gay rights, during the 1980s and 1990s. Kramer was also a novelist and nonfiction writer who was taking on the topic of the coronavirus pandemic at the time of his death. Jeffrey Brown looks back at Kramer’s life.

Aired: 05/27/20

Rating: NR

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