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Med.: AIDS / Victims #561396

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 26, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Problems in getting emergency health benefits for AIDS victims reported Report introduced.

(NYC: Jennifer McLogan) Story of AIDS victim Paul Pryor and brother Peter and their attempts to get assistance featured. [Peter PRYOR - says brother didn't want to die.] Paul's contracting of AIDS detailed; photos shown. [PRYOR - talks about having to watch brother die; says no one would help.] [Gay Men's Health Crisis financial advocate Anne MILANO-TEDESCHI - explains catch- 22 in benefits system.] Red tape and bureaucracy facing AIDS victims detailed. [MILANO-TEDESCHI - explains how victims may die while paperwork is being done.] [PRYOR - says brother qualified for AIDS aid the week he died.] Peter Pryor's art work shown.

Chung, Connie;
McLogan, Jennifer

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