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Medicine: Health Care Reform / Industry Lobbying #595180

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 16, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) The health care reform sales campaign by President and Hillary Clinton featured; scenes shown. [President CLINTON - explains the insurance pool system.] [Lupus victim Nelda HOLLY, breast cancer victim Suzy SOMERS - talk about their insurance problems.] [In Washington hardware store, small business owner Allan ROUTZAHN, CLINTON - comment.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) Lobbying and public relations efforts by the health care industry as reform looms examined; statistics on political contributions made by the health care industry outlined. [Common Cause Fred WERTHEIMER - comments.] Former White House staffers Jody Powell, Ann Wexler and Kenneth Duberstein and former Congressmen Paul Tsongas, Toby Moffitt, Norman Lent and Ed Jenkins said working for firms representing health care clients or lobbying at the Capitol.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:04:30

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