NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 24, 1974
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(Studio) Health care worrisome problem to Americans Medical care costs increase from $12 billion in 1950 to $100 billion in `74. Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Caspar Weinberger goes before House Ways and Means Committee, urging Congress to pass national health ins. plan. Differences between Nixon's health insurance plan and Senators Edward Kennedy's and Wilbur Mill's plan exist.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Capitol Hill) Nixon plan compared with Kennedy-Mills program. National committee for health insurance proposes plan to give full coverage lacking by both Nixon and Kennedy-Mills plan. [Leonard WOODCOCK - supports national committee health insurance program.]
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin