ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(New York: Jim Hickey) The first civil rights enforcement in an AIDS discrimination case featured; details given of case of Westchester County Medical Center in New York which wanted to limit the duties of a pharmacist having the AIDS virus; hospital scenes shown. [Hospital spokesman Barry BOWMAN - cites obligation to patients.] Health and Human Services ruling quoted. [Health and Human Services Department Michael ASTRUE - opposes discrimination against people with HIV infection.] [ACLU Elizabeth COOPER - comments on ruling.] Implications of the decision reviewed.
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