Individual Author Record
Name: Randy ShiltsPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1951 in Davenport, Iowa Sites:
Illinois ConnectionShilts was raised in Aurora.
Biographical and Professional InformationRandy Shilts was a pioneering gay American journalist and author. The author of several groundbreaking bestsellers, he worked as a freelance reporter for The Advocate and San Francisco Bay Area television stations. He also worked at the San Francisco Chronicle for 13 years. His book ''And the Band Played On'', was instrumental in bringing the AIDS crisis to light.
''The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk'', St. Martin's Griffin , 1982''And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic (1980–1985) '', St. Martin's Griffin , 1987''Conduct Unbecoming: Gays and Lesbians in the U.S. Military'', St. Martin's Griffin , 1993