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AIDS #305840

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 11, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) Facts and myths surrounding acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) fueling public's paranoia reviewed; scenes shown. Contd. protest by some New York City parents over presence of AIDS victim in classroom noted. [PEOPLE - comment.] [AIDS Fndn. spokesperson Holly SMITH - notes focus of heterosexual concerns.] [Fndn. spokesperson Tim WOLFRED - cites lack of transmission through casual contact.] [AIDS VICTIM - recalls impact of learning of her illness.] [HUSBAND - comments on wife's probable contamination due to his bisexuality.] Related statistics outlined on screen. [Ctrs. for Disease Control spokesperson Dr. Harold JAFFE, AIDS project spokesperson Bill MISENHIMER - advise heterosexuals.] Montana mentioned one of states without AIDS. [AIDS VICTIM - comments.]
REPORTER: David Browning

Browning, David;
Rather, Dan

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