November #29 : The Last Auction Hero

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Elizabeth Taylor Tells the Truth


Letters to the Editor-November 1997

The Last Auction Hero

Suicide Ride

Twisted Sisters

Kiss Hysteria

French Toast

Code Blue

Coffee Talk

A Spot of Pot

Shalala Infections

Child’s Play

Hurray for Hollywood!

Say What - November 1997

Obituaries - November 1997

Tribute - Nigel Finch

True Brit

Baste Not, Want Not

Suicide Watch

Passage From India

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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November 1997

The Last Auction Hero

Royal rummage sale raises riches for AIDS

For last summer's Di-namite Christie's auction, the Princess of Wales cleaned out her closets-79 ball gowns and cocktail dresses-and raised $3.25 million for AIDS and cancer charities. This off-the-shoulder, ink-blue velvet dinner dress worn at a Reagan White House gala in 1985, where Princess Diana danced with John Travolta, was bought anonymously for $222,500. The sale broke a previous Christie's record of $145,000 for Travolta's Saturday Night Fever threads. As POZ went to press, Diana was killed in a tragic car accident. See the December issue for a tribute to the People's Princess.

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