ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 01, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Sheilah Kast) President Reagan's first public address on AIDS examined; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - calls for pushing abstinence in public school education programs; claims education system doesn't teach any values.] His speech to College of Physicians defense United States public health gains against AIDS outlined. [REAGAN - claims AIDS cure is government priority.] Gap between funds for AIDS research requested by Reagan and that actually approved by Congress graphed on screen. [Representative Henry WAXMAN, Gay Men's Health Crisis spokesperson Richard DUNN - question credibility of administration on issue.]
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