Let the Record Show - Sarah Schulman

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Twenty years in the making, based on nearly two hundred interviews with ACT UP members, and rich with lessons for today's activists, Let the Record Show is the most comprehensice political history ever assembled of ACT UP and American AIDS activism. It is a reveltory exploration - and a long overdue reassessment - of the coalition's inner workings, conflicts, achievments, and ultimate fracturing. Sarah Schulman, one of the most revered writers of her generation, explores the how and the why, examinig with her characteistic rigor and bite, how a group of desperate outcasts changed America forever, and in the process created a livable future for generations of people across the world.