Posted by on December 7, 2018 3:00 am
Categories: A-Just In

In 1981, the annual number of deaths among people with Aids was 451. By the time Bush left office, that figure was 40,000

One of the negative legacies of George HW Bush’s presidency was his inaction in the face of an Aids epidemic that has killed over half a million Americans. In the obituaries that followed his death, Bush’s record on Aids was often only mentioned briefly, if at all.

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