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AIDS #305983

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1985
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(Studio) Est. number Americans possibly infected by acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) noted; apparent relationship between prostitution and AIDS cited.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Hollywood, California) AIDS' impact on movie industry discussed; tonight's fundraiser mentioned. Scenes shown. [Actresses Donna MILLS, Morgan FAIRCHILD, producer Wes KENNEY - discuss fear's impact on community.] Precautions taken by The "Young and the Restless" staff described. Scenes from "Kiss of the Spider Woman" shown courtesy Island Alive. [ACTOR - describes discrimination against gay performers now.] [Screen Actors Guild spokesperson Leonard CHASSMAN - fears discrimination against gay performers due to hysteria.] [FAIRCHILD - would like compassion combined with education in approach to dealing with AIDS.] Rock Hudson's message to tonight's benefit quoted.
REPORTER: David Browning

Browning, David;
Rather, Dan

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