The Whispering Forest

Dying Words: The AIDS Reporting of Jeff Schmalz

A project in by Samuel G. Freedman and Kerry Donahue
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An audio documentary and companion book about the brilliant journalist who covered the AIDS epidemic as he was dying of the disease
Backers: 299
Average Pledge Per Backer: $95

Funded: $28,451 of $20,000
Dates: Jun 25th -> Jul 30th (35 days)
Project By: Samuel G. Freedman and Kerry Donahue
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The Last 18 Hours

July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends,  We're now into the last 24 hours of our Kickstarter campaign and we've surpassed 294 donors and more than $28,000. But we are still short of our "stretch goal" of 390 donors, which will allow us to support students at Columbia and... (Read More)

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July 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, As you can see, we've been continuing to attract supporters and donations as we aim for our stretch goal of 390 donors. We now have just two weeks left in our Kickstarter pledging period, and we need your help to achieve our benchmark.... (Read More)

Announcing A Stretch Goal

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We've had two joyous weekends in a row, the first to celebrate the SCOTUS decision on marriage equality/Gay Pride Day and the second for Independence Day.  We've had even more to celebrate. Thanks to the incredible generosity of our backers we've... (Read More)

Thanks and Onward

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
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A Tale of Two Pride Parades

June 29th - via: kickstarter.com
1982 parade in New York On Sunday afternoon, I wandered with my wife and friends through the Gay Pride Parade festivities in Greenwich Village. Actually, “wandered” is the wrong verb. We had to twist and squeeze through the largest – and most... (Read More)

Celebrating and Remembering

June 26th - via: kickstarter.com
On this day, as we celebrate the Supreme Court enshrining marriage equality for all, we're especially grateful to all of our donors who have gotten "Dying Words" off to an amazing start. Just 24 hours after we launched, we're more than halfway to our... (Read More)

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