Search the Archive

Nightline Town Meeting: Emergency! Health Care in America #647223

ABC Special for Thursday, Feb 06, 1992

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

  • A live forum from the University of Chicago re: issues related to health care in the US with Ted Koppel (ABC), insurance critic Jim Shannon, Illinois congressional candidate Mel Reynolds, consumer lobbyist William McNary, Drew University of Medicine and Science President Dr. Reed Tuckson, "New England Journal of Medicine" Executive Editor Dr. Marcia Angell, Dr. Herbert Keyser, US Commission on AIDS Chairperson Dr. June Osborn, Dr. Tim Johnson (ABC), Blue Cross/Blue Shield CEO Bernard Tresnowski, psychologist/attorney Dr. Bryant Welch, Rep. Marty Russo, Gail Wilensky of the Health Care Finance Administration, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, American Medical Association Executive VP Dr. James Todd, lab owner Dr. Lizbeth Taylor, attorney Philip Corboy, Dr. George Willbanks, Chicago Board of Health President Dr. Whitney Addington, Labor Secretary Lynn Martin, Americal Hospital Association President Richard Davidson, HIV positive patient Michael Thurnher, African American AIDS Network President Margaret Davis, medical ethicist Dr. September Williams, Illinois Geriatrics Society President Dr. Joanne Schwarzberg, Physicians for National Health Director Dr. Quentin Young, political economist Uwe Reinhardt, Illinois Public Health Department Director Dr. John Lumpkin, Dr. James Wagner, and others.
  • Taped excerpts of statements by Dr. Gordon Schiff, Marcia Schade, John Masucci, Eileen Drganc, and Kathy and Doug Kirschbaum.

  • Duration:
    02:18:00

    Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

    Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

    • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
    • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
    • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

    If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.