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AIDS #306516

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 22, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) National Ctrs. for Disease Control's statistical tally of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in United States outlined on screen, discussed. ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) said entering suit on behalf of AIDS victim barred from school.

(Los Angeles, California: Jerry Bowen) Reaction of other students and parents to Shannon Phipps' efforts to return to school featured; scenes shown. [STUDENT - favors his return.] [PHIPPS - notes he's heard that AIDS is fatal.] Circumstances surrounding Phipps' positive test for AIDS while not actually having contracted the disease explained. [STUDENTS - offer their perception of situation.] [PHIPPS - feared friends would reject him.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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