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Focus (AIDS Funding) #571956

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 20, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Congress recalled honoring late AIDS victim Ryan White with AIDS funding bill that has now been drastically cut. Reports introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Lagattuta) Impact of cutbacks in AIDS funding examined; scenes shown from public hospital in Los Angeles. [AIDS victim Daniel WARNER - talks about his health.] [Hospital administrator Richard CORDOVA - says waiting list will get longer with less funding.] [Los Angeles County AIDS director Bob FRANGENBERG - says additional AIDS funds are needed.] [WARNER - expresses disappointment with Congress for cutting funding.]

(Atlanta: Noah Nelson) Problem of caring for AIDS victims in rural America examined; scenes shown of patient care in rural Georgia. [AIDS victim Chuck HIGGINBOTHAM - comments.] [Clinic's Dr. Harold KATNER - talks about lack of funding.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley; Atlanta: Noah Nelson; Los Angeles: Bill Lagattuta) Financial and bureaucratic nightmare that AIDS has become discussed.

Lagattuta, Bill;
Nelson, Noah;
Utley, Garrick

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