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American Agenda (Med.: Homeless AIDS Teenagers) #119528

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 15, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Follow-up story on American Agenda segment from November 30, 1988, reported Report introduced.

(NYC: Carole Simpson) Update on homeless teenagers who are contracting and spreading the AIDS virus in urban American featured; scenes shown from NYC. [Covenant House medical director Dr. James KENNEDY - says street kids are players in the AIDS epidemic.] [Homeless teens "MICHAEL", "CALVIN" - talk about AIDS and life on the streets.] Word on the street that both teens are dead noted. [KENNEDY - says things are getting worse.] ["BILL" - talks about his AIDS and his life on the street.] Unit in Covenant House for homeless street teens with AIDS described, shown. [Patient "STEVE" - talks about his drug addiction.] [Covenant House founder Bruce RITTER - says AIDS plague will be spread by homeless kids surviving through sex.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's update of an American Agenda segment previewed.

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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