WATCH: A Day In The Life Of The AIDS Memorial Quilt – The 1996 Presentation on the Washington Mall

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October 12, 1996. The AIDS Memorial Quilt was unfurled on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

It was the last year the Quilt was small enough to fit on the Mall.

Video by John Z Wetmore, producer of “Perils For Pedestrians”.

 

Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, writer, blogger and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Advocate, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, Raw Story, and The Huffington Post

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