Being taken for an (AIDS) ride

Dahir, Mubarak
July 2001
Bay Windows;7/26/2001, pN.PAG
Comments on the fund-raising efforts of Dan Pallotta and his company, Pallotta TeamWorks, known as AIDS ride. Cause behind the fundraising efforts; Criticisms against Pallotta; Response of Pallotta to criticisms.


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