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Health Plan / Nixon / Finch #204484

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 10, 1969
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(Studio) Nixon urges government and medical profession to meet crisis in health care. If nation can't give medical care at lower costs, government-dominated medical care to result.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Robert Finch introduces his 2nd choice for Assistant Secretary, Dr. Roger Egeberg, at news conference [NIXON - says reports show crisis coming if action not taken in 2-3 years] Plan rejects government medical insurance for all. Calls for tightening of current government insurance and appeals to private sector to do better job at lower price.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [FINCH - says no plans to do anything else than be Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary for 4 years Made strong statements about Knowles; but not to President]
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Pierpoint, Robert;
Reasoner, Harry

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