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'88 Vote / AIDS #109614

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 01, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Concord, New Hampshire: Richard Threlkeld) AIDS issue's impact on 1988 presidential race examined; details given, scenes shown. [Governor Bruce BABBITT - notes voters' concern.] [Senator Robert DOLE, Representative Richard GEPHARDT - consider AIDS nation's top priority.] [New Hampshire state Representatives Vince PALUMBO, Wayne KING - debate premarital testing for AIDS.] Disagreement between Surgeon General C. Everett Koop and Educ. Secretary William Bennett over education of young children on issue noted. [Gay rights activist Tom STODDARD -wants issue dominated by concern for research, development of cure, not social quarantines.] [Free Congress Fndn. spokesperson Michael SCHWARTZ - cites political necessity of president cands. taking position on AIDS.] Positions of Republican and Democrat cands. (listed on screen) reviewed. [Democratic party activist Dudley DUDLEY - note importance of AIDS to nation] Est. AIDS rate in United States by 1991 mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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