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A Closer Look (Fighting Back) #704960

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 08, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) CDC statistics cited on AIDS in the US.

(Bangkok: Mark Litke) The AIDS epidemic in Thailand featured; scenes shown of Thai senator "Condom King" Meechai Viravaidya† handing out condoms on the streets & brothels of Bangkok & from the hospitals; details given of the role of the Thai government in combatting AIDS. [MEECHAI - says we reduced AIDS infections.] [Father Joe MAIER††- says there is AIDS in every village.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further information on AIDS at the ABC News Website noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark

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