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NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 17, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Carl Stern) Implications of Navy's dismissal of seamen who tested positive for acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) but not actually having the disease and recruits' lawsuit in retaliation examined; background to case reviewed. Arguments presented by defense and Navy attys. outlined. Navy Secretary John Lehman's decision to remove recruits recalled. [Plaintiff Raphael LOMBARDO - wants to remain on active duty.] [Mother Mrs. LOMBARDO - feels son has been stigmatized.] [Attorney Richard WERTHEIMER - explains implications of case for private sector.] (Artist: Arthur Lien)

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:02:00

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