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AIDS #98386

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 13, 1985
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(Studio) Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) victim Victor Bender's appeal to President Reagan in Congressional hearing quoted. Contd. effort of some New York City parents to legally bar AIDS victim from classroom noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Swansea, Massachusetts) Queens, NYC, parents said joined in their lawsuit by city's school bds.; details given, scenes shown. Declining size of student boycott there described. [PROTESTERS - explain their opposition; John Travolta mentioned.] Opposite reaction of Swansea, Massachusetts, parents to presence of AIDS victim in junior high school examined. [Dr. Peter SMITH, Dr. George GRADY - debunk myths about AIDS.] [PARENTS - debate issue.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Jennings, Peter

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