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A Closer Look (Silent Killer: AIDS) #192982

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 27, 2000
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) United Nations report on the impact of AIDS on the developing world noted; AIDS in Africa statistics cited.

(Gabarone, Botswana: Jim Wooten) AIDS in Africa featured; scenes shown from Botswana, where an AIDS awareness organization tries to educate the people about the disease they will not talk about. [Social worker/AIDS activist Helen MHOME - comments on AIDS.] [Botswana Health Services director Dr. Patson MAZONDE - says the people are not ready to change their behavior.]

(Studio: Kevin Newman) Announcement by the Peace Corps that it is expanding its AIDS program in Africa noted.

Newman, Kevin;
Wooten, Jim

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