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May 13, 2007 Quickie Link: Angels in America
By vanrozenheim

Fifteen years have passed since Tony Kushner completed Angels in America, his devastating, Pulitzer prize-winning epic about the Aids explosion of the 1980s. The world may have progressed from regarding Aids as a gay plague, but many of the other complex issues raised – racism, homophobia, drug addiction and religious oppression – are as pertinent as ever. Just witness last year’s gleefully documented downfall of the closeted congressman (and sometime Scientology fan) Mark Foley, or the recent free-speech debate triggered by the sacking of the racist radio host Don Imus.

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