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Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with William Main
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bill Main is a former intravenous drug user and convict whose life changed dramatically after learning of his HIV infection. A self-described bigot, after diagnosis Main found himself treated in the same manner as those very populations he despised. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Main describes his transformation from a hard-core junkie to a master's degree-prepared member of the Minnesota Commissioner of Health's Task Force on HIV Prevention. He also discusses his fears, the process of dying and the emotional and physical pain of living with AIDS.
2 hours sound cassette
27 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:54:39 running time
Interviewee: Main, William
Interviewer: Fraser, Nelson
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 50 (Library Call Number)
AV1996.17.7 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project'