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Medicine: AIDS / Johnson / Athletes On The Road / Information #336273

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 08, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Threlkeld) Public awareness about AIDS in light of the case of retiring basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson, who got the virus from a woman, featured. [JOHNSON - comments.] [In Rome, President BUSH - talks about AIDS.] [National Commission on AIDS Dr. Don DES JARLAIS, AIDS Action Council Belinda ROCHELLE; in New York high school, teacher Kathleen KELTON, STUDENT - talk about AIDS.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Impact of Johnson's public acknowledgement examined. [Los Angeles Lakers teammate James WORTHY, players Michael JORDAN, Isiah THOMAS - talk about Johnson and his message.] Report introduced.

(San Francisco: John Blackstone) Life on the road for professional athletes featured. [In 1987, JOHNSON - talks to crowd.] [Ex-basketball players Nate THURMOND, Wilt CHAMBERLAIN, sports sociologist Harry EDWARDS, "San Francisco Examiner" Stephanie SALTER, player Reggie MILLER - talk about athletes and sex on the road.] Sexual escapades of athletes, including Worthy, mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Edie Magnus) The most-asked questions about AIDS reviewed. [MAN, Harvard Medical School Dr. Deborah COTTON, National Institutes of Health Dr. Anthony FAUCI, New York Hospital Dr. Jonathan JACOBS - answer questions about AIDS.] The future for Johnson and his wife noted.

Blackstone, John;
Magnus, Edie;
Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard

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