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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at prescription drugs & Medicare examined in light of the Congressional bill.
(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The Medicare drug plan examined; details given of the specifics & costs of the proposal & of a test program for private competition. [AARP Christopher HANSEN- says people need help now.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - speaks out.] [Emory University Rollins School of Public health professor Kenneth THORPE- says the cost of Medicare could rise with private competition.] [Boston University School of Public Health professor Alan SAGER- cites drug company profits.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of prescription drugs noted.
- Jennings, Peter;
- Douglass, Linda
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