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Medicine: AIDS / Johnson / Europe / Medical Research / Sawyer #132111

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 10, 1991
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) National discussion touched off by the announcement that Earvin "Magic" Johnson has the AIDS virus featured. ["Atlanta Journal" Dick WILLIAMS, "New York Daily News" Mike LUPICA, "Oakland Tribune" Bob MAYNARD, National Insts. of Health Dr. Anthony FAUCI, basketball player Kevin JOHNSON, "Fort Worth Star Telegram" Jim REEVES - talk about Johnson, AIDS, sex and public awareness.] WHO report on the world transmission of AIDS through heterosexual intercourse mentioned. Report introduced.

(London: Jim Laurie) Foreign coverage of Johnson's AIDS announcement featured; various scenes shown from Europe. [In Britain, actress Elizabeth TAYLOR; in Paris, two young MEN - comment.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Kathleen deLaski) Relationship between funding of AIDS and other medical conditions featured. [On Friday, President BUSH - talks about AIDS.] [At American Heart Association meeting, president Dr. Virgil BROWN - talks about heart research.] Deaths by, and funding for, heart disease, cancer and AIDS compared on screen. [American Cancer Society Dr. John STEVENS - talks about research funding.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(New York: Karen Burnes) Eric Sawyer, an HIV carrier, profiled; scenes shown from his life in New York City. [SAWYER - describes his reaction to the news, his life now that he has a death sentence.]

Burnes, Karen;
Laurie, Jim;
Sawyer, Forrest;
deLaski, Kathleen

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