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White House Cuts Delegation for AIDS Conference

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White House Cuts Delegation for AIDS Conference

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White House Cuts Delegation for AIDS Conference

White House Cuts Delegation for AIDS Conference

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The Bush administration dramatically cuts funding for this year's International AIDS Conference in Bangkok, to which it will send a drastically reduced delegation next month. Critics say the cuts reflect an effort to pressure conference sponsors to showcase religious groups that advocate AIDS prevention through sexual abstinence. NPR's Richard Knox reports.