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AIDS #301181

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 07, 1985
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(Studio) Idaho reported confirming its first case of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Miami, Florida) Incr. public paranoia over AIDS based on ignorance examined. [Biochemist Paul BESONG - equates situation with past plagues.] [Reverend Robert SHAW - explains change in communion procedure due to fear of AIDS.] [Restaurant owner Bill KURTZ - describes customers' hysteria over presence of AIDS victim.] [AIDS victim John SOLOMON - describes friends' shunning of him, his nightmares.] Tom Shuttleworth's lawsuit against employer who fired him because he has AIDS said deciding AIDS victims' employment rights. [Attorney Larry CORMAN - cites ramifications of case.] [BESONG - notes AIDS victims are endangered by healthy people rather than vice versa; explains.] [New Jersey parent Lauren WALSH - defs. paranoia.] [SOLOMON - comments.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Reporter(s):
Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:20

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