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Medicine: Health Care Reform / Clinton Plan #352770

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 23, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather, Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(White House: Rita Braver) The big sell from President Clinton the day after his health care reform speech and the reaction to the address featured; findings of CBS News poll on the reaction to the speech cited; scenes shown of talk radio shows broadcasting from the White House lawn. [CLINTON - says Congress now needs to get this done.] [HOST, Rochester radio host Jack KINNICUTT, Interior Secretary Bruce BABBITT, Representative Newt GINGRICH, National Federation of Independent Business Jack FARIS - react to the Clinton plan.] White House announcement on the rate of the cigarette tax to pay for the plan mentioned.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Interview held with Hillary Clinton about the plan. [From "48 Hours", CLINTON - says every American must be insured and the bureaucratic system will be simplified.] Report introduced.

(New York: Ray Brady) Reaction across the country to the Clinton health care plan examined; the view of one inner city doctor featured. [Primary care physician Dr. Susana MORALES, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Dr. William SPECK - talk about patients and insurance.] The medical math on health insurance costs noted. [Health policy and management expert Robert BLENDON - comments.]

(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The current workings of the health care system examined; San Francisco hospital scenes shown. [Newborn's parents Jonathan OCKER, Karen FITZGERALD, Arlene SOLVKJAR - comment.]

Blackstone, John;
Brady, Ray;
Braver, Rita;
Chung, Connie;
Rather, Dan

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