The private life of Arthur Ashe

Ruby, M.
April 1992
U.S. News & World Report;4/20/92, Vol. 112 Issue 15, p84
Editorial. Comments on the debate over privacy and the public's right to know by using the example of tennis great Arthur Ashe's public disclosure of having AIDS. Ashe's public life; His contraction of the disease from a contaminated blood transfusion; Why the facts in his story are not in dispute; Privacy is a slippery word for journalists and legal scholars; The question of whether public figures have a `right' to keep any personal business private.


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