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AIDS / Ray Brothers #557909

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 23, 1987
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Arcadia, Florida: Jim Kaiserski) Community's ostracism of Rickey, Robert and Randy Ray, hemophiliac brothers who test positive for AIDS antibodies as result of medication they took, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Citizens Against AIDS in Schools SPOKESPERSON, county school board spokesperson Harry BLAIR - defense barring Ray brothers from school.] [Louise RAY - notes sons can't spread disease by their presence in school.] [AIDS researcher Dr. Robert GOOD - believes Ray boys are healthy hemophiliacs not posing any significant threat to anyone else.] Court's ruling reported [Parent Beth STATON - defs. discriminating against Ray brothers] [Rickey RAY - expects verbal abuse.]

Reporter(s):
Kaiserski, Jim;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:02:30

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