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Runaways / AIDS #320147

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 10, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Harold Dow) United States runaway situation discussed. Reasons why children run away from home listed; details given, scenes shown. ["MARK" - says tested positive for AIDS virus.] "Mark" noted representative of hundreds of runaways. [Dr. James KENNEDY - says many runaways have contracted AIDS.] Kennedy noted practicingmed. at Covenant House refuge for runaways in NYC. Kennedy quoted with regard to AIDS' spread among New York City runaways. [KENNEDY - says boys and girls prostitute bodies and travel throughout cntry., spreading disease.] "Mark" quoted with regard to number of sex partners. ["MARK" - says desperate for money.] [KENNEDY - comments on adults exploiting children.] [Voice of "MARK" - describes loneliness.] Covenant House spokesperson quoted with regard to AIDS and teen prostitution.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Bdcst. time of "48 Hrs.: On Runaway Saint" announced; details of program given.

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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