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

ABC Special for Thursday, Feb 06, 1992

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  • 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.

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