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AIDS / Waddell #555578

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 09, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: Robert Lipsyte) AIDS victim Thomas Waddell, M.D., former Olympic athlete, gay activist and a father, profiled; details given, scenes shown. [WADDELL - cites difficulty in accepting fact that he won't see daughter grow up.] Waddell's effort to develop unusual legacy for daughter described; child's mother Sara Loewenstein mentioned lesbian. [LOEWENSTEIN - recalls meeting Waddell.] [WADDELL - recalls Olympic experience.] His founding of Gay Olympics explained. [WADDELL - comments on Olympic Committee's fear of Gay Games.] Continuation of United States Olympic Committee's suit against Waddell noted. [WADDELL - discusses psychological effect of AIDS, his goals for daughter.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Lipsyte, Robert

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