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New York City / AIDS Prevention / Condoms / Catholic Church / Doctors #336093

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 26, 1991
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Threlkeld) Today's distribution of free condoms and safe sex pamphlets in New York City by volunteers from the Gay Men's Health Crisis featured; scenes shown. [Condom DISTRIBUTOR - comments.] [VOLUNTEER, two WOMEN, two MEN, two high school STUDENTS - comment.] Scenes shown of New York City high school where condoms are available on request. [Principal, John Dewey High School William SIGELAKIS - says kids' lives are at the bottom of debate.] Scenes shown of condom distribution at Los Angeles school. [American Foundation for AIDS Research Mathilde KRIM - comments on need for AIDS education.] Bush administration opposition to spending money on condom distribution and safe sex research noted.

(Los Angeles: Richard Roth) Catholic Church's view on condoms examined; scenes shown from Mass in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony's position on condom use noted. [Archdiocese of Los Angeles Reverend Gregory COIRO - says Catholic Church won't change.] AIDS activists' protest two years ago at New York's Saint Patrick's Cathedral recalled; scenes shown; excerpt shown from "Stop the Church" TV documentary about the protest. [AIDS project Los Angeles Anthony SPRAUVE - comments on politicizing and moralizing of AIDS.] [Earvin "Magic" JOHNSON - urges abstinence.]

(Studio: Connie Chung) Results given of American Medical Association survey on doctors' treatment of HIV positive patients.

Chung, Connie;
Roth, Richard;
Threlkeld, Richard

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