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Bruce Mirken Journalism Research Files, 1973-2006 GLC 95
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Description
Bruce Mirken is a San Francisco-based journalist, advocate, and public relations officer. His journalism research files and audiotapes cover many issues of concern to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Some of his major story subjects include AIDS and HIV care and research, AIDS drugs and pharmaceutical companies, AIDS dissidents or denialists, AIDS activism, Coors Beer and the Coors boycott, the Boy Scouts of America, institutionalized youth, the San Francisco Department of Public Health and its budget, and the San Francisco Police Department.
Background
Bruce Mirken is a San Francisco-based freelance journalist, advocate, and public relations officer. Born in Los Angeles, California, on May 13, 1956, Mirken lived in and around Los Angeles until 1993 when he moved to San Francisco. He has remained in San Francisco ever since, except for a short period of time in Washington, D.C.
Extent
20.0 boxes (18.5 cubic feet)
Restrictions
Bruce Mirken retains copyright until his death at which time copyright transfers to the San Francisco Public Library.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours. Collection is stored offsite and should be requested 48 hours in advance.