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Killer in the Village

First transmitted in 1983, Horizon traces the spread of a newly identified disease, AIDS, across America. It asks if the seeds of a spreading epidemic had already reached London.

First transmitted in 1983, Horizon traces the spread of AIDS across America. AIDS - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome - was only named in 1982, and was still largely unknown. This programme follows the search for a cause and cure, and asks whether the seeds of a spreading epidemic had already reached London.

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55 minutes

Last on

Mon 2 Apr 1984 21:30

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50 Years of Horizon Collection

50 Years of Horizon Collection
This programme is part a collection of BBC programmes specially chosen to celebrate Horizon's 50th anniversary.

 

Go to the BBC Four 50 Years of Horizon Collection

About BBC Four Collection programmes

Programmes are selected, in part, for their historical context and reflect the broadcast standards and attitudes of their time, which may not accord to some current BBC editorial guidelines. We aim to select programmes which can be shown in their entirety but in some cases edits are required.

50 Years of Horizon - interactive ebook

50 Years of Horizon - interactive ebook
A free, interactive ebook designed for use on Apple, Android and Kindle tablets, and featuring clips from this selection of programmes as well as interviews with current Horizon presenters, is available to download at www.bbc.co.uk/horizon

Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator Paul Vaughan
Producer Alec Nisbett
Editor Stefan Ronowicz
Editor Graham Massey

Broadcasts

  • Mon 25 Apr 1983 21:30
  • Mon 2 Apr 1984 21:30

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