ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 02, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Draft of final report by president commission on AIDS reported Report introduced.
(DC: George Strait) Criticism by commission chairperson Admiral James Watkins of fed. government's efforts against AIDS featured; scenes shown. [WATKINS - says system has failed.] Discrimination against AIDS victims detailed; commission's recommendations outlined on screen. [Representative William DANNEMEYER - opposes plan.] Cmsn.'s recommendation that Surgeon General C. Everett Koop be made indep. AIDS czar noted. [National Gay and Lesbian Task Force spokesperson Urvashi VAID - praises recommendations, questions turning them into policy.]
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