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Medicine: Prescription Drug Costs #349159

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 24, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Linda Douglass) The high cost of prescription drugs in America examined; scenes shown from Congressional hearing on the cost of medicine for elderly citizens. [Arthritis sufferer Betty FRENCH - comments.] [Senator Richard SHELBY - comments.] [In Boston, pharmacist Dave MORGAN, Hillary CLINTON - talk about drug prices.] Response of the drug companies noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Cinny Kennard) Crossing the border by Americans to buy cheaper prescription drugs featured. [In Algodones, Mexico, Idahoans Henry and Virginia BOGART, Oregonian Sonny HICKS - comment.] [Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association Gerald MOSSINGHOFF - defends pricing system.] Charges by President Clinton against the industry mentioned.

Douglass, Linda;
Kennard, Cinny;
Rather, Dan

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