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Surviving & Thriving: AIDS, Politics, and Culture

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Washington remembers, October 8th and 9th, 1988, 1988

The AIDS Memorial Quilt was first displayed in the nation’s capital in 1987. Containing nearly 2,000 panels, it drew more than half a million visitors, which prompted a nationwide tour. When the quilt returned to Washington, DC, the following year, the number of panels had quadrupled.

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    Whitman-Walker Clinic
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Color drawing of the U.S. capitol dome with the American flag behind it, surrounded by a black background.