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Arabs / English Hospitals #239273

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 28, 1975
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(Studio) Arab investors searching far and wide for places to spend money; hosp. care incld. in investments.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Most English hospitals hsed. in Victorian monstrosities. Under national health care plan, British receive health care free of charge; soon socialist government to abandon private rooms in all state-run hospitals 6 mos., ago, Wellington Hosp. opened up. Dr. Arthur Levin combined best medical facilities with luxury of 5-star hotel in his design of private hospital. [LEVIN - explains his design in detail. Discusses food service and wine list at hosp.] Very few Englishmen can afford Wellington; majority of patients Arabs. Other hospital frills added just for Arab patients; explanation given.

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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