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AIDS / Minority Groups #317475

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 08, 1987
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(Studio: Lesley Stahl) Report introduced.

(Atlanta, Georgia: Bruce Hall) Factors contributing to AIDS' rise in black and Hispanic communities examined; details given, scenes shown. [Outreach, Incorporated spokesperson Sandra McDONALD - notes percentage of heterosexual cases of AIDS among blacks and community's belief that it's primarily a gay, white disease.] Related statistics outlined on screen. [Dr. Reed TUCKSON - notes AIDS disproportionately affects black community.] Educational commercials targeting black and Hispanic communities shown. [Eunice DIAZ - cites Hispanic cultural taboos underlying group's ignorance about AIDS.] [Dr. Don. HOPKINS - agrees.] [McDONALD - notes difficulty for ministers to talk about sexually transmitted diseases.]

Hall, Bruce;
Stahl, Lesley

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