ABC Evening News for Monday, May 01, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(White House: John Cochran) The controversy over the White House statement that AIDS is a threat to national security examined; AIDS statistics cited; details given of the CIA's nightmare scenario in which AIDS destroys economies thus endangering global trade. [White House press secretary Joe LOCKHART - cites the AIDS projections.] [Majority leader Senator Trent LOTT - says AIDS is not a threat to United States security.] [Foreign policy analyst Paul BENJAMIN - assesses the administration's agenda.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABCNews Website maps on AIDS mentioned.
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