Time Person of the Year
David Ho on Winning 1996 Person of the Year

TIME's Alice Park talks with AIDS researcher Dr. David Ho who won TIME's Person of the Year award in 1996. Ho discusses his work with the AIDS/HIV virus and the drug 'cocktail' that won him the award. He recalls what it was like to be an unknown face who won and remembers the challenges he faced after he won. Ho also shares his thoughts on the 2008 nominations for the award. The first ever Person of the Year award went to Charles Lindbergh in 1927.

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