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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 17, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan reported testing negative for AIDS.

(DC: Susan Spencer) Govt.'s proposed education program aimed at preventing spread of AIDS outlined on screen, discussed; scenes shown. [National Gay Task Force spokesperson Jeffrey LEVI - considers government proposal immoral; explains.] [Phyllis SCHLAFLY - opposes public school education students about AIDS.] [Representative Ted WEISS - notes administration never financed same plans in past.] Lack of originality in government plan illustrated.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: Terry Drinkwater) Social implications for United States of waiting lists at AIDS testing ctrs. considered; details given, scenes shown. [California assemblyman Mike ROOS - comments.] [Epidemiologist Maria HANSEN - notes testing is fad among some groups.] [Project spokesperson Mike BROWN - cites increase number heterosexuals seeking testing.] [Dr. George RUTHERFORD - fears high risk groups of gay men and intravenous drug users aren't being tested now.]

Reporter(s):
Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:03:50

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