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AIDS #107914

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 11, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News-"Washington Post" poll indicating public's incrd. anxiety about AIDS outlined on screen, discussed.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Rebecca Chase) Impact of such anxiety on changing lifestyles of heterosexuals featured; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - acknowledge concern with issue, describe changes in their lives.] [Ctrs. for Disease Control spokesperson Dr. James CURRAN - cites primary questions underlying relations now.] Scenes from "Saint Elsewhere" shown. [WOMAN - cites awkwardness in asking about someone's sex life.] Nationwide programs aimed at safe sex educ. reviewed. [WOMEN - note their personal concerns.] Condom mfrs. said now aiming at women in market [Lady Protex Condoms vice president Sam DLUGATCH - notes percentage of condom buyers who are female.] Growth of social clubs such as Peace of Mind, Incorporated considered; details given. [MBR. - feels safer with club mbrs.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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