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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 19, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) California court reported allowing return of AIDS-infected teacher to classroom. Civil rights laws protecting handicapped said applicable to discrimination against AIDS' victims.

(Los Angeles, California: Gary Shepard) Vincent Chalk's case in Orange Cnty., California, school system reported [CHALK - says great to return to school.] Implications of decision cited. [National Gay Rights Advocate Ben SCHATZ - discusses legality of discrimination against AIDS' victims.] [CHALK - comments on decision.] [School superintendent Robert PETERSON - is glad court made decision.] [Parent Lynn GOLD - praises Chalk.] Response of students noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Gary

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