Search the Archive

Health Insurance For Unemployed #238994

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 10, 1975
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) Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Caspar Weinberger tells Congress administration opposed to providing health benefits through unemployment insurance program. Calls for health insurance for unemployed come from labor unions, health insurers and hospitals.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Miami, Florida) Jackson Memorial Hosp. traditionally caters to lower income families, but now Jackson treating more middle income people who lost their jobs along with company or union-sponsored health insurance [Hosp. official Zeida MENDOZA - says many patients seek medical care here because they have no health insurance] [Unemployed Ronald NICHOLAS - says coming to Jackson hosp. makes him feel as if he's on welfare.] [Unemployed, Carrie BROWN - says she lost health insurance when she lost factory job.] Recession ripples into hosp. rooms.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Reporter(s):
Goldberg, Bernard;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:30

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.