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Johnson / AIDS #132537

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 07, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Brian Rooney) Announcement by basketball star Earvin "Magic" Johnson that he is retiring because he has the AIDS HIV virus featured; scenes shown from his news conference. [JOHNSON - explains why he is retiring from the Los Angeles Lakers.] Scenes shown from his career. [Earlier, JOHNSON - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) People's reaction to the news about Johnson reported. [Across the nation, ten PEOPLE - talk about Johnson and AIDS.] Johnson's ability as a role model to teach adolescents about AIDS noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Rooney, Brian
Duration:
00:04:40

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