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AIDS / Public Apathy #315483

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 28, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Houston, Texas: Harry Smith) Role of public apathy in spread of AIDS examined; details given, scenes shown. [Houston Action on AIDS spokesperson Tony BELL - considers city government criminal for ignoring crisis.] [Dr. James HAUGHTON - defs. extent to which city has involved itself officially.] [Dr. Robert AWE - thinks state doesn't care about AIDS patients due to its homophobia.] Surgeon General C. Everett Koop mentioned. [AIDS patient Chris KIHNEL - attributes city's lack of concern to "redneck homophobia."]

Rather, Dan;
Smith, Harry

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