Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84

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Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84

Larry Kramer, left, and Daryl Roth embrace after they won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play for “The Normal Heart” during the 65th annual Tony Awards in New York in 2011. Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, died Wednesday in Manhattan of pneumonia. He was 84.

Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84

Larry Kramer, left, and Daryl Roth embrace after they won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play for “The Normal Heart” during the 65th annual Tony Awards in New York in 2011. Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, died Wednesday in Manhattan of pneumonia. He was 84.
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