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Person of The Week (Cleve Jones) #105955

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 16, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Jessica McClure rescue story reviewed. Efforts of Cleve Jones to create memorial quilt to friends who died of AIDS reported [JONES - says we can beat disease.] Growth of quilt project detailed; scenes shown. [Stanford Univ. Beth REBMAN - notes project to remember AIDS victim David Thompson.] [Victim's mother Betty HOLLORAN - notes sense of togetherness from quilt project.] [Jack CASTER - says quilt humanizes statistics.] Jones profiled. Last Sunday's gay-lesbian march on Washington, DC to end discrimination and demand more AIDS funding shown. Quilt ceremony at Washington, DC mall shown. [Mother of victim J. Michael Caves, Sue CAVES -describes ceremony listing AIDS victims.] [JONES - describes experience.] AIDS as nation's problem reiterated.

Jennings, Peter

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