NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 07, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) William Masters and Virginia Johnson's book with regard to sex in '60's recalled. Masters and Johnson's new book with regard to AIDS stirring controversy among AIDS researchers. Book quoted. Report introduced.
(NYC: Robert Bazell) Masters and Johnson's press conference and "Newsweek" magazine illus. book's theses featured. [AIDS researcher Mathilde KRIM - dismisses book's conclusions.] [JOHNSON - denies promoting hysteria for book sales.] "Crisis: Heterosexual Behavior in the Age of AIDS'" theses quoted on screen. Book quoted. Co-author Robert C. Kolodny, M.D. quoted. [KOLODNY - refuses to reveal sources used for study.] [New York City health commissioner Dr. Stephen JOSEPH - rejects book's findings.] Susan Greenly shown shortly prior to death from AIDS. "Cosmopolitan "mag.'s article with regard to women's safety from AIDS mentioned. Drug abusers and AIDS discussed. Officials quoted with regard to book and spread of AIDS.