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ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 18, 1969
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(Studio) Dr. John Knowles, criticized by AMA, speaks at Senator sub-committee.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Knowles calls Medicare good plan, but criticizes Medicaid. [KNOWLES - says net set to catch occasional chiseler. Aged homes searched to see if they qualify.] Endorsed federal insurance plan. [KNOWLES - says comprehensive pre-paid plans not socialism, not Communism, and it won't hurt doctors Americans have right to decent health.] Knowles says calls and letters 40-1 in his favor.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) Chairperson American Medical Association Aging Committee, Dr. Frederick Schwartz says exercise, no smoking, being alert and slim, and having check-ups can lengthen life by 10 years
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Geer, Stephen;
Reynolds, Frank

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