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AIDS / President Commission #558652

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

(DC: Robert Bazell) Criticism of ignorance and apathy of President Commission on AIDS, holding its first news conference today, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Health and Human Services Secretary Otis BOWEN - defs. commission's commitment.] Lack of commission mbrs.' experience in dealing with AIDS and controversy surrounding positions of such members as John Cardinal O'Connor, Penny Pullen, Dr. Theresa Crenshaw outlined; member Dr. Frank Willy of Albert Einstein Institution mentioned only gay commission member [CRENSHAW -responds to criticism of her support for quarantining AIDS victims.] [Surgeon General C. Everett KOOP - fears AIDS victims are losing their civil rights.]

Reporter(s):
Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:02:20

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