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Name: Randy Shilts  
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Date of Birth: 8th August 1951
Place of Birth: Davenport, Iowa, USA
Profession: Writer
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Randy Shilts (August 8, 1951 – February 17, 1994) was a gay American journalist and author. He was a reporter for The Advocate and the San Francisco Chronicle. His best known book was And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, published in 1987. He also wrote a biography of Harvey Milk, The Mayor of Castro Street (1982). His last book, Conduct Unbecoming: Gays and Lesbians in the US Military, was published shortly before his death of AIDS at the age of 42.

Selected books

  • Conduct Unbecoming (ISBN 0312342640)
  • And the Band Played On (ISBN 0613298721)
  • Mayor of Castro Street (ISBN 0312523319)

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