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January 2020

The Journalist of Castro Street: Randy Shilts and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

January 13, 2020, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States

Events How we understand HIV/AIDS today is partially due to the groundbreaking coverage of journalist Randy Shilts. In the 1980s, Randy Shilts, ahead of the curve in many ways, became a sought-after national expert on AIDS for the San Francisco Chronicle, appearing on ABC’s Nightline and CNN’s Larry King Live. Shilts also penned the three most seminal books on the life and experience of LGBT Americans in the last years of the twentieth century: The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey…

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