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Daily Difference: Vital Signs (AIDS / The Military) (Part I) #585478

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 12, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Fort Jackson, SC: Fred Francis) The military's treatment of its AIDS patients featured; number of soldiers and dependents infected with AIDS noted. Military medicine report on the percentage of HIV- positive soldiers who had homosexual sex and military's policy re: homosexuality cited. [Walter Reed Army Hospital Colonel Charles OLSTER - talks to AIDS patient; comments on Army's treatment of HIV patients.] [HIV-positive "JIM" - talks about how people responded to his condition.] [HIV-positive "ED" - comments on morale.] Amount spent by the military on each AIDS patient noted. [Navy AIDS PATIENT - talks about continuing to work.] [HIV-positive petty officer "RICK" - says he doesn't think about death; comments on taking experimental vaccine.] Drill sergeant Luther Holmes' comments on his recruits noted.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow's Daily Difference segment previewed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred

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