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Dr. Shortage / Maine Solution #12946

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 19, 1971
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(Studio) Report on Dr. shortage given.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(WA Cnty., ME) Vietnam vet and ex-medic, Dennis Lewia, 25, helps ease medical crisis. Dr. Robert MacBride accompanies him. [LEWIA - says I work with him not for him; explains their relationship.] [MacBRIDE - says situation helped by Dennis who enables me to cover more territory.] Dennis not doctor, but new type of medical assistant; makes some house calls. Med.-ex. program still in testing stage.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry

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