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Campaign '88 / AIDS Issue #321307

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 20, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: Bruce Morton) Lesbian/gay club dinner for cands. featured. [US Senator candidate Leo McCARTHY - comments on AIDS.] Gays noted becoming more active in pols. because of AIDS issue. [National Gay and Lesbian Task Force spokesperson Peter FOWLER - comments on situation.] No. of AIDS cases in United States given. [American Fndn. for AIDS Research Dr. Mervyn SILVERMAN - says tax dollars needed to combat disease.] [Jesse JACKSON - campaigns. with regard to gay/AIDS issues.] Jackson noted favorite candidate ofgays. [Michael DUKAKIS - campaigns.] Gays noted disagreeing with Dukakis' opinion that heterosexual couples should have priority over gay couples as foster parents. [Vice President George BUSH - comments on situation.] [Gay rights activist David MIXNER - comments on Bush.] AIDS noted bipartisan issue.

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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