× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Medicaid / Nursing Homes / Part 1 #1132

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 30, 1968
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) AFLCIO charges Medicaid a get-rich-quick scheme for doctors., nursing homes, pharmacists. Nursing homes featured.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(New York, New York) "Silent Night" sung by patients. "Average" nursing home portrayed. [Ethel BALLOU - interviewed.] Carewell Convalescent Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut, featured. Faults of nursing homes listed. Advantages of new nursing homes noted. High costs noted. [President National Senior Citizens Council William HUTTON - notes high cost, inadequate care.] Yearning for real home by patients noted. [PATIENT - interviewed.] [PATIENT -interviewed.] [PATIENT - interviewed.] Nursing homes have long way to go.

(Studio) Substandard nursing home to be featured tomorrow night.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Burns, Jim;
Reynolds, Frank

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.