NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 21, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: Gary Matsumoto) New York City school system program to provide free condoms for all high school students featured; scenes shown from schoolyard. [New York City schools chancellor Joseph FERNANDEZ - comments on AIDS problem.] [Two WOMEN, MAN - praise program.] [Archbishop of New York Cardinal John O'CONNOR - suggests abstinence.] [Teacher Linda BESSELLIEU - comments on AIDS education.] Statistics on teen sex in New York City, CDC (Centers for Disease Control) assessment of AIDS infection risk of New York City teens noted. [STUDENT - comments on Earvin "Magic" Johnson's contraction of the HIV virus.] Some health experts noted advising condom distribution in junior highs.