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Michael Kirby interviewed by Daniel Connell for the Australian response to AIDS oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2171037
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Kirby, M. D. (Michael Donald), 1939-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1993 Aug. 3 
3 tape reels (ca. 98 min.) ; 7 in. 
Series

Australian response to AIDS oral history project.

Summary

Justice Michael Kirby, former member of the Global Commission on AIDS and the AIDS Trust of Australia, speaks of his involvement in AIDS issues; WHO Global Commission on AIDS; social versus medical control of the disease; African AIDS problem; effect of AIDS on societal attitudes; AIDS & drug use; political response to epidemic; first awareness of AIDS as a disease; comparison of HIV & other sexually transmitted diseases; AIDS & Soviet Union; blood donation; government responsibilities; HIV & prisons; gay participation in AIDS debate; future AIDS strategies; possibility of a cure; women & AIDS.

Notes

Part of a project undertaken jointly by the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations and the National Library of Australia focussing on the social and political response in Australia to AIDS.

Recorded in Sydney, N.S.W. on 3 August 1993.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Completed transcript (typescript, 36 leaves) 
Subjects Kirby, M. D. (Michael Donald), 1939- -- Interviews.  |  Global Commission on AIDS.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation.  |  AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- Australia.  |  HIV infections -- Social aspects.
Other authors/contributors Connell, Daniel, 1947-, Interviewer  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

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