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Medicine: AIDS / Berlin Conference / Red Ribbons #148591

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 06, 1993
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Berlin: George Strait) Opening of the ninth international conference on AIDS where the value of drug AZT has been questioned by a new study featured; scenes shown from Berlin of the delegates and of a small demonstration by AIDS activists; WHO estimates of those infected with the HIV virus noted. [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. James CURRAN - comments.] [Protester William DRUMWRIGHT - comments.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Hickey) The red ribbon that symbolizes AIDS awareness examined; scenes shown of the ribbon on buildings, TV stars and elsewhere. [Actor Peter BERGMAN, Visual AIDS Frank MOORE, Broadway Cares Yvonne GHAREEB - talk about the ribbon.] The debate on the meaning of the ribbon, which may be overexposed, outlined. [ACT UP Vincent GAGLIOSTRO - comments.] [Actress Geena DAVIS - shows her breast cancer awareness pin and AIDS ribbon.]

Reporter(s):
Hickey, Jim;
Simpson, Carole;
Strait, George
Duration:
00:04:20

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