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Texas / AIDS Hearing #306311

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 13, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced

(Austin, Texas: Harry Smith) National implications of Texas hearings on feasibility of quarantining some acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients examined; scenes shown. Proposal quoted on screen. [Texas Civil Liberties Union spokesperson James HARRINGTON, Texas health commissioner Dr. Robert BERNSTEIN - debate issue.] Proposal said designed to prevent repeat of incident such as that caused by late AIDS victim Fabian Bridges; details given. Bridges shown. [Dallas Gay Alliance spokesperson Bill NELSON - fears proposal will increase AIDS rather than help eliminate it; explains.] Public's response to quarantine issue noted.

Rather, Dan;
Smith, Harry

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