NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1971
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(Studio) Denver, Colorado, doctor in court for setting up own health care plan.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Denver, Colorado) Colorado maintains Dr. Sam Shukert's plan amts. to insurance company without license. Shukert ordered to halt plan; fined $4,000 2 weeks ago; ignores court; held in contempt. [SHUKERT - says laws contrary to moral beliefs.] [Judge Mitchell JOHNS - concerned only that Colorado laws indicate plan amounts to insurance company] [SHUKERT - believes country needs return to democracy.] Judge orders Shukert's property impounded; fine deducted from amount recd; Shukert may be jailed if refuses to stop plan within 2 wks.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs (KOA-TV film)