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Med.: National Insurance Plan #570583

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Fred Briggs) Nynex's striking empls. in New York City reported demanding that company pay for their health care plans. [MAN - says company should pay.] [Nynex spokesperson Tony PAPPAS - says company can't afford insurance for every employment] [Chrysler chairperson Lee IACOCCA, benefits director Walter MAHER - comment on health care costs for empls.] Proposed national insurance plan discussed; United States system compared to that in Canada. [Dr. James HIMMELSTEIN - wants national health insurance plan.] [Health Ins. Corporation of American spokesperson Carl SCHRAMM - says medical care quality would decline with national plan.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says all employers should provide plans for employees.] [Small factory owner Robert TORDELLA - says he'd have to close if required to provide insurance] [Stanford Univ. professor Alain ENTOVIN - says employees should pay for some of their insurance] [Chrysler employment Benny BRASWELL - praises his health care plan.] Entovin's proposal outlined and discussed. [Former UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) president Doug. FRASER - comments.]

Briggs, Fred;
Brokaw, Tom

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