Book Discussion on Deadly Spin

Wendell Potter talked about his book Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and… read more

Wendell Potter talked about his book Deadly Spin: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR Is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans. Formerly a senior vice president for communication of CIGNA, he revealed behind the scenes of health care and showed the role public relationsplays on the political process of health insurance reform. 

He was interviewed at the 33rd Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library and The SEED Foundation held Tuesday, November 9, 2010 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Wendell Potter Senior Fellow Center for Media and Democracy->Health Care
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Book Discussion on Deadly Spin

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 21, 2010
Last Aired:
Mar 19, 2011

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  • Nov 21, 2010 | 12:27am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 2010 | 6:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 31, 2011 | 6:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 14, 2011 | 5:11am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2011 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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