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Person of The Week (Koop) #107431

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 13, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Surgeon General C. Everett Koop profiled; scenes shown. [KOOP - explains his perception of job.] His role in debate on TV advertising of condoms as AIDS preventative noted. [KOOP - considers ads a public health benefit; explains campaign's purpose.] [Gay rights activist Thomas STODDARD - praises Koop's courage regarding gays and AIDS.] [Representative Henry WAXMAN - admits his mistake in initial assessment of Koop; praises his integrity.] Surgeon General Luther Terry recalled. [KOOP - praises society's new approach to smoking; explains his love of job.] Koop's explanation of pediatric surgery quoted.

Jennings, Peter

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