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Special Segment (Sex, Schools and Politics) #554434

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 30, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(NYC: Connie Chung) Warwick, Rhode Island, teacher Paul Heinz shown in sex education class. [STUDENT - comments on sex education] Heinz shows condom. United States sex education courses discussed. [STUDENT - says no one chooses to abstain.] Sexual activity of high school students, teen pregnancies and diseases discussed. Reagan admin. officials reported opposing instructive materials on venereal diseases and preventing pregnancy. [Educ. Secretary William BENNETT - discourages teen sex.] AIDS' impact on sex education discussed. [IN health commissioner Dr. Woodrow MEYERS - says give kids options to prevent AIDS.] Meyers noted resigning from president AIDS commission [Domestic policy adviser Gary BAUER - doesn't want to encourage kids to be sexually active.] [STUDENTS - comment on sex education] Changing US attitudes toward sex mentioned.

(Studio: Garrick Utley) "Scared Sexless" broadcast announced.

Chung, Connie;
Utley, Garrick

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