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From the co-creators of Slow Burn, Fiasco is a narrative podcast that transports listeners into the day-to-day reality of America’s most pivotal historical events. The fifth season of the show goes deep on the AIDS epidemic in America, with a special focus on the early years of the crisis, when a diagnosis was tantamount to a death sentence. The eight-part series looks at the mystery and missteps ... more

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The new season of Fiasco is out now on Audible. You can sign up for a free trial and listen at more

8 months ago

The Clinton administration promises a new approach to the AIDS epidemic — but gets bogged down in the politics of sex, drugs, and morality. more

10 months ago

After years of frustration and despair, scientists finally make a breakthrough. You can find a list of books, articles, and documentaries we used in our research at more

10 months ago

A new coalition of AIDS activists takes on the American medical establishment, pushing for access to clinical trials and experimental drugs.  more

10 months ago


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4.7 out of 5 stars from 401 ratings
  • If I don’t have to do that then I’ll let you know if you need anything else or else

    I’m going back in a few weeks to see what I have on the calendar for next year but I’m sure you will

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    Israel8 months ago
  • Brilliant

    Just listen to it more

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    Canada8 months ago
  • If only politics could have been left out of this podcast…

    I enjoyed learning about this subject now that more is known about AIDS/HIV. more

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    United States8 months ago
  • Well-researched and moving

    Well-researched and moving, this podcast fills in knowledge gaps in the history of “the other” pandemic, and how it affected and devastated so many lives.

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    A moved listener
    Denmark10 months ago
  • Absolutely brilliant journalism

    The extremely important story of AIDS in American is given the dignity it deserves with incredible research and storytelling at its finest. A must-listen — I cannot recommend more highly

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    United States2 years ago

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