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Nation IN BRIEF : NEW YORK

ACT UP Protest Draws 250 Marchers

March 25, 1997|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

ACT UP, the activist group whose brash tactics seek to publicize the plight of people with AIDS, marked its 10th anniversary with a demonstration in the heart of New York City's financial district. The protest by about 250 people, who called for lower prices for AIDS-fighting drugs, came at a time when participation in the group has declined. Eight years ago, an ACT UP rally attracted 2,000 people.

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