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Florida / AIDS #300621

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 29, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Belle Glade, Florida) Belle Glade, Florida, site of highest per capita outbreak of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in US, examined; scenes shown. [Football player's mother Joyce CHAMELEE - describes opposing teams' reluctance to come to town.] [Player Jimmy PERKINS - describes remarks made to team by fans.] [Student Stacey BOHANNON - notes conditions of some opponents for coming to town.] [high school principal Effie GREAR - resents the discrimination.] [Businessman James JACKS - describes impact of hysteria on entire community.] [Mayor Thomas ALTMAN - notes Ohio librarian wouldn't accept job.] [Hospital supervisor Patty HOOD - cites similar experience with nurse.] [ALTMAN - debunks hysteria about contracting disease.]
REPORTER: Juan Vasquez

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan
Duration:
00:02:10

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