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“Fever in New York” – A N-YHS Weekend with History session featuring Dr. David Ho & Dr. Kenneth Jackson

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008

On April 5th, 2008, at a session during the Weekend with History at the New-York Historical Society, Dr. David Ho and Dr. Kenneth Jackson discussed the connection between the Cholera epidemics of the 19th century, and the present-day AIDS epidemic.

Speakers: Dr. David D. Ho, Scientific Director and CEO of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center and Irene Diamond Professor, The Rockefeller University. Dr. Kenneth T. Jackson, Jacques Barzun Professor of History and the Social Sciences and Director of the Herbert H. Lehman Center for American History, Columbia University.

(*note* The book Dr. Jackson is referring to in the beginning of the session is Charles E Rosenberg’s The Cholera Years)