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  • Owner: NBC News
  • Clip Name: 5112546194_s06
  • Date: 5/21/90
  • Title: MILITANT ACTIVIST GROUP ACT UP ORGANIZES PROTESTS TO DEMAND CURE FOR AIDS
  • Production Unit: NN
  • Media Type: AS
  • Media ID: N900521
  • Ardome ID: 1100100717072514622
  • Hit Time: 19:10:28
  • NA
  • Duration: 00:02:25;00
  • Location: New York City;Bethesda;New York State;Maryland
  • Era: 1990s
  • Personalities: Oconnor, John;Kramer, Larry;Joseph, Stephen;Harrington, Mark
  • Short Description: MILITANT ACTIVIST GROUP ACT UP ORGANIZES PROTESTS TO DEMAND CURE FOR AIDS
  • Comments: Acc #: 235739;Edited;Reviewer: TJM;Created By: TJM;
  • Long Description:
    MILITANT ACTIVIST GROUP ACT UP ORGANIZES PROTESTS TO DEMAND CURE FOR AIDS
    AT BETHESDA OUTSIDE THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH) ACT UP PROTESTORS CHANT; HOLD SIGNS OF WHICH ONE READS ACT UP-FIGHT; MOUNTED POLICE MOVE NEAR PROTESTORS & RED SMOKE IS SEEN. AT NYC WEEKLY MEETING OF MILITANT ACTIVIST GROUP ACT UP MAN SPEAKS & BANNER ON STAGE READS ACT UP-AIDS COALITION TO UNLEASH POWER. MAN IN AUDIENCE SAYS LETS DO A BIG DEMONSTRATION THERE & KEEP IT THERE AS MALE AUDIENCE APPLAUDS. AT ACT UP HEADQUARTERS IN NYC WORKERS PREPARE PAMPHLETS & ONE PAMPHLET READS STORM THE N.I.H. MAY 21. IN INTERVIEW FOUNDER OF ACT UP & PLAYWRIGHT LARRY KRAMER SAYS THE FDA & NIH HAVE NO RIGHT TO DICTATE TO DYING PEOPLE. ON 12-89 AT ST PATRICKS CATHEDRAL IN NYC JOHN CARDINAL OCONNOR SAYS MASS; ACT UP MEMBERS SHOUT IN CATHEDRAL NEAR WORSHIPPERS & POLICE CARRY THEM OUT ON STRETCHERS. ACT UP MEMBERS DEMONSTRATE IN FRONT OF ST PATRICKS CATHEDRAL; HOLD SIGNS; WEAR MOCK MITER & ROMAN COLLARS. ACTIVIST RAISES SIGN WITH PICTURE OF CARDIANL OCONNOR THAT READS PUBLIC HEALTH MENANCE. IN INTERVIEW FORMER NYC HEALTH COMMISSIONER STEPHEN JOSEPH SAYS ACT UPS GOALS ARE RIGHT BUT TACTICS ARE WRONG. IN 11-89 PROTESTORS STAND IN STREET; BURN EFFIGY; HOLD PORTRAITS OF GEORGE BUSH & RONALD REAGAN. PROTESTORS SHOUT BURN & POINT TO STREET. JOSEPH SAYS THEY HAVE A STORM TROOPER MENTALITY. KRAMER SAYS HE IS SICK OF PEOPLE OFFENDED BY TACTICS OF ACT UP. ACT UP MEMBER MARK HARRINGTON(PH) WORKS AT COMPUTER TERMINAL & SPEAKS AT ACT UP MEETING. IN INTERVIEW HARRINGTON SAYS ACT UP STRATEGY IS GOOD. IN BETHESDA ACT UP PROTESTOR IS LOWERED FROM STRUCTURE & RIOT POLICE HANDCUFF HIM. BAZELL STANDS OUTSIDE NIH BUILDING. ACT UP PROTESTORS RUN THROUGH WOODEN FENCE; POLICE SURROUND THEM AS PHOTOGRAPHER IS SEEN. BAZELL SIGNS OFF IN VO FROM BETHESDA.
    SKYCOM2: 5-21-90 NAT SOT HT: 7:39:18
    TA; UNABLE TO ESTABLISH ALL LOCATIONS; DATES & IDS
    Producers: NBC

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