World AIDS Awareness Day

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Wednesday 12/01/1993

Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders addresses the question of whether the HIV/AIDS issue has lost its urgency and focus as an acute crisis. Playwright Tony Kushner, known for his epic play "Angels in America," addresses the way the AIDS epidemic has changed our communities. Louis Jones, executive director of Stand Up Harlem, talks about his support group for people living with HIV/AIDS, and his own journey as an addict and HIV-positive person. AIDS reporter for Newsday Laurie Garrett gives a medical update and looks at the way different news outlets cover the epidemic.