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Medicine: AIDS / Johnson / Kids / Sex Education / Treatment #578797

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 08, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) Aftermath of announcement that Earvin "Magic" Johnson has the AIDS virus featured; scenes shown. [Los Angeles Lakers player Byron SCOTT, coach Mike DUNLEAVY - talk about Johnson.] [AIDS hot line volunteer Randi SWINDELL - says people are frightened.] [Player Michael JORDAN - talks about AIDS.] [Earlier on "Today" and now, former basketball player Wilt CHAMBERLAIN - first talks about his sexual conquests, then advocates safe sex.] Future of Johnson's product endorsements noted. [Pepsi-Cola president and CEO Craig WEATHERUP - comments.] [FAN - talks about Johnson and AIDS.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Herbert) Reaction of kids to the news about Johnson featured; scenes shown from New York City playground and William O'Shea Junior High School. [Six KIDS - comment.] [TEACHER - says there is no cure for AIDS.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports of facts about AIDS and safe sex introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) AIDS and sex education featured; protective measures during sex detailed. [Children's National Medical Center Dr. Lawrence D'ANGELO - talks about risks of HIV virus.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Medical approaches to AIDS treatment featured; details given of costs and side effects of drugs. [HIV infected Peter UITDENBOSCH - comments.] [Health and Human Services Secretary Louis SULLIVAN - talks about approving drugs.] [Project Inform Terry BESWICK - comments.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) An expert's views on AIDS in light of Johnson's case given. [National Commission on AIDS chairwoman Dr. June OSBORN - talks about people's reaction to AIDS, Johnson and casual versus safe sex.]

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Herbert, Bob;
Lewis, George

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