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Rod Sorge Discusses Needle Exchange Programs.

Yesterday President Bush voiced his opposition to federally funded needle exchange programs to stop the spread of AIDS. Today Terry talks with activist Rod Sorge (pronounced like George).He's the director of PWA's (People with AIDS Working for Health, Inc.) Harm Reduction Institute, a program that runs a needle-exchange program in New York City. Giving out needles in New York is against the law and Sorge and his group have been arrested for it. Sorge runs ACT-UP's needle exchange program.


Other segments from the episode on September 3, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 3, 1991: Interview with Jane Bryant Quinn; Interview with Rod Sorge; Review of Jane Dunn's and Rebecca Goldstein's books "A Very Close Conspiracy" and "The Dark…


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