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A Closer Look (Critical Condition) Part III #740055

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 20, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at the American health care system introduced; statistics & ABC News/"Washington Post" poll figures cited on health care spending & coverage. [Former "New England Journal of Medicine" editor Dr. Marcia ANGELL†- says other countries have universal care with a lower overhead.] [Kaiser Family Foundation president/CEO Drew ALTMAN†- says those without insurance delay medical care; states now average working people are worried about health insurance.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings, Tim Johnson) Americans' view of their own health care & of the health care system & specific items in the "conventional wisdom" on health care discussed; poll figures cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Johnson, Tim

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