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Point of View (Alzheimer's Disease) #708306

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 18, 2002
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The first interview from actor Charlton Heston after his announcement that he has symptoms of Alzheimer's disease reported; CDC statistics cited on Americans with Alzheimer's disease.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) The point of view of a group in Chicago about Alzheimer's disease presented; scenes shown of group meetings of patients & their families. [Retired professor Les DENNIS†, former bus tour operator Voyer HOWELL†- explain how they reacted to their diagnoses; says we have to keep busy & live.] [Northwestern University clinical social worker Darby MORHARDT†- says Alzheimer people are not a shell of what they used to be.]

Simpson, Carole

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