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Boston, Massachusetts, Doctors' Strike / Med. Costs. #511199

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 28, 1980
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(Studio) Doctors on strike against city hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, said ordered to submit to mediation. Report with regard to medical cost increases introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Stanford Medical Center, California) Commencement at University shown. Estimated United States expenditures on medical care stated, and compared to 1950 GNP. [Kaiser Family Fndn. Dr. Robert GLASER - gives reasons for increases in med costs.] Cost of Medicare cited. [Recent graduate Dr. Robt LAVEY - talks about role of physician in preventing disease.] [Graduate Dr. Claudia Young STONE - talks about patients being kept alive who should be allowed to die.]
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst

Reporter(s):
Savitch, Jessica;
Streithorst, Tom
Duration:
00:03:30

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