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The "Irony" of the AIDS Crisis Captured in a New Film.

Guest film critic Owen Gleiberman reviews "Longtime Companion." It's about how AIDS affected the gay community in New York in the 1980's. The film, written by playwright Craig Lucas, was originally produced for the PBS series American Playhouse.


Other segments from the episode on May 10, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 10, 1990: Interview with Pam Grier; Review of The Spanic Boys' and Ben Vaughn's albums "The Spanic Boys" and "Dressed in Black"; Interview with Judith Miller; Review…


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