AIDS ACTION NEWS! - James Thatcher May 10, 1956 - January, 1993

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AIDS ACTION NEWS! - James Thatcher May 10, 1956 - January, 1993

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A tribute to James Thatcher. Published in AIDS ACTION NEWS!, Summer 1993.

James RC Thatcher died at his home Jan 2 from AIDS-related complications. Four days prior to his death, James had videotaped a dramatic appeal to the Ontario government to fund HIV and AIDS drugs. The video, shown Jan 6 at an AIDS Action Now press conference, generated unprecedented media attention to the drug funding issue.

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Summer 1993

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Citation

“AIDS ACTION NEWS! - James Thatcher May 10, 1956 - January, 1993 ,” AIDS Activist History Project, accessed November 21, 2019, https://aidsactivisthistory.omeka.net/items/show/602.