Supplement | HBS Case Collection | November 1999

"ACT UP": Peter Staley, An Interview with Professor Willis Emmons, November 17, 1995

by Willis M. Emmons III

Abstract

Provides excerpts from an interview with Peter Staley of Act Up reflecting on the Wall Street protest against Burroughs Wellcome in the fall of 1989 and on the role and impact of AIDS advocacy and activism in general.

Keywords: Health Pandemics; Social Issues; Public Opinion; Pharmaceutical Industry;

Citation:

Emmons, Willis M., III. "ACT UP": Peter Staley, An Interview with Professor Willis Emmons, November 17, 1995. Harvard Business School Video Supplement 700-501, November 1999.