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Medicare / Prescription Drugs #188757

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 14, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) Agreement by the pharmaceutical industry to a compromise on President Clinton's idea to add prescription drug coverage to Medicare insurance examined; details given of the position of the drug companies. [PhRMA president Alan HOLMER, Medicare recipients Don McKENZIE, Frances RUNJE - offer views on the Medicare idea.] [CLINTON - says Americans are going to Canada to buy their drugs.] Discouraging signs about whether Congress will work with the compromise noted.

Reporter(s):
Cochran, John;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:00

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