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Medicine: AIDS / Johnson #336258

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 07, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Pat O'Brien) Retirement of Earvin "Magic" Johnson from the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team due to his contraction of the HIV virus featured; scenes shown from press conference. [JOHNSON - makes announcement about HIV virus, his retirement, his plans to become an HIV spokesman.] Johnson's career recalled; scenes shown.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Harold Dow) Basketball fans' reactions to the news about Johnson featured; scenes shown from New York City YMCA. [Four FANS - comment on Johnson's illness.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Reaction of basketball professionals to the news about Johnson featured. [Former Lakers coach Pat RILEY, Boston Celtics Chris FORD, Kevin McHALE - comment on Johnson's illness.]

Reporter(s):
Dow, Harold;
O'Brien, Pat;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:07:10

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