NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 03, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(NYC: Robert Bazell) Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) increase appearance among heterosexuals heretofore not considered among high risk groups examined; details given, scenes shown. [SUSAN - discusses learning she had AIDS, impact on life.] [Dr. Robert REDFIELD - notes disease can be transmitted through traditional sex.] [SUSAN - comments.] Related statistics outlined on screen, discussed. [REDFIELD - cites implications of Army testing of recruits for AIDS.] [Dr. Joyce WALLACE - considers AIDS cntry.'s major public health problem for teenagers.] [Dr. Steven JOSEPH - cites need to balance public health needs with individual rights and civil liberties.]