Historical Presidential Zap



April 2, 1992

ACT UP member Bob Rafsky confronts candidate Bill Clinton at a New York City fundraiser. Rafsky (quoting from Vito Russo): "We're not dying of AIDS as much as we are dying of 11 years of government neglect."

                                         Clinton replies: "I feel your pain."


 

 Bob Rafsky ZAPS candidate Clinton

"I feel your pain..."__

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 Two days later, April 4, candidate Clinton meets with members of ACT UP and other activists to discuss his AIDS policies and agrees to make a major AIDS policy speech, to have people with HIV speak to the Democratic Convention, and to sign onto the UAA's (United for AIDS Action) five point plan.



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