The ABC's of AIDS in Africa

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Though President Bush is still undecided about deploying troops to Liberia, his trip to Africa is designed to showcase his promise of $15 billion to fight against AIDS. One stop on the five-nation tour will be South Africa, where nearly 10 percent of the population is infected with HIV. That adds up to more people suffering from the disease than in any other country, but President Thabo Mbeki is widely accused of being in denial about the problem. We go where the problem is worst, hear about some dramatic progress, and update the battle over generic drugs and patent protection with CNN's Charlayne Hunter-Gault, and activists from an international AIDS prevention organization, Doctors Without Borders and the Manhattan Institute.
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State of the Union Address

Sanger-s article

Ambassador Joseph Wilson-s op-ed piece in the New York Times

World Health Organization (WHO) on AIDS/HIV

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Frank Lloyd Wright: Europe and Beyond (collection of essays contains one by Marefat)



Warren Olney