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AIDS / Koop #306999

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 22, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Surgeon General C. Everett Koop's report on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and his recommendations outlined.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Need to education public about AIDS noted illustrated by victim Paul Cronin's experience in the workplace; details given, scenes shown. [CRONIN - attributes his co-workers' hysteria to ignorance.] Koop's report and recommendations examined. [KOOP - calls for frank, open discussions; explains his proposal.] National Academy of Science's report, due next week, noted criticizing government's lack of action about AIDS.

(Studio: Dan Rather) "AIDS Hits Home" special announced; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - describe their experience.] [Dr. Terry GRENSHAW - cites health risks linked to casual sex.] [Minnesota public health official Michael OSTERHOLM - notes disease's spread across nation] Findings of CBS poll outlined. [Good Samaritan project spokesperson Virginia ALLEN - describes city's experience.] [PATIENTS - discuss their effort to cope with AIDS.]

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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