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Historical Materials

The library was created by the Yale AIDS Program faculty and Infectious Disease fellows. It houses a wealth of movies and must read books that will be reviewed at the HIV Training Program extracurricular gathering “ART and HIV”. The purpose of this library is bringing to life the epidemiology and the history of the HIV disease and bridging the intergenerational views in caring for HIV-infected patients.


  • The Origins of AIDS
  • Albert Camus, The Plague
  • Ron Bayer and Gerald Oppenheimer. The AIDS Doctors
  • Ron Bayer and Gerald Oppenheimer, Shattered Dreams
  • Peter Selwyn, After the Fall
  • Abigail Zuger, Strong Shadows
  • Abraham Verghese , My Own Country
  • Randy Shilts, And the Band Played On
  • Sizwe’s Test – Johnny Steinberg, 2008
  • Cry, the Beloved Country - Alan Paton, 1948
  • Long Walk to Freedom - Nelson Mandela, 1995
  • Heart of Redness - Zakes Mda, 2002
  • History of South Africa - Leonard Thompson, 2001
  • My Traitor's Heart - Rian Malan, 1991
  • Shattered Dreams?: An Oral History of the South African AIDS Epidemic - Gerald Oppenheimer and Ronald Bayer, 2007
  • Remaking a Life
  • Wise Before The Time
  • Blindspot