ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 19, 1972
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(Studio) United States Center for Disease Control reports Venereal Disease almost as prevalent as common cold. Infected reluctant to seek treatment.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Los Angeles, Cal.) Los Angeles free clinic treats patients for syphilis and gonorrhea, records purely medical. Birth Control pill blamed as cause, reducing fear of pregnancy and replacing contraceptives protecting from bacteria. [Dr. Michael TALBOT - says people aren't aware of symptoms and don't seek treatment; education about disease inadequate.]
REPORTER: Jules Bergman
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