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Med.: AIDS / Conference / Immigration Policy #121902

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 06, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: Ken Kashiwahara) Dutch AIDS victim Hans Paul Verhoef reported restricted by United States immigration officials from attending AIDS conference in California because he has contagious disease; scenes shown of protest in San Francisco. [Conf. organizer John BLEKUS - says international solutions to AIDS epidemic can't be reached by putting people in jail.] [VERHOEF - comments.] [INS spokesperson Thomas SCHILTGEN - explains why Verhoef is excludable.] [San Francisco Art AGNOS - criticizes federal policy.] Conf. noted opposed to United States immigration policy.

Kashiwahara, Ken;
Jennings, Peter

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