Global AIDS Epidemic; Thomas Caplan; Jean-Jacques Beineix

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Friday 11/28/1997

AIDS researcher David Ho and AIDS Czar Sandra Thurman discuss the global AIDS epidemic, new therapies, and strategies to stem the tide of new infections, including the need for a vaccine. Novelist Thomas Caplan, who roomed with Bill Clinton at Georgetown and remains a close friend, shares anecdotes about the president and introduces his latest thriller, "Grace and Favor." Jean-Jacques Beineix shares his documentary about Jean-Dominique Bauby who, although completely paralyzed save for his left eyelid, managed to write his memoir, "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly."