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California / AIDS Proposition #306886

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 16, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Terry Drinkwater) Lyndon LaRouche's exploitation of public hysteria over acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and homophobia to gain support for Proposition 64, calling for mandatory testing and public identification of alleged AIDS victims, examined; details given, scenes shown. [California health director Ken. KIZER - cites adverse effect of proposition.] [LaROUCHE - claims government cover-up, denies AIDS is sexual disease, claims it's transmitted by aerosols and mosquitoes.] [California Med. Association pres. Dr. Gladden ELLIOTT - denies LaRouche's claims.] Proposition's mandatory discrimination against AIDS carriers described. [PEOPLE - comment.] [LaRouche organization Khushro GHANDHI - considers AIDS as serious as thermal nuclear war.]

Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan

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