Presidential Health Care Proposal

President Clinton announced his health care reform proposal in his second address to a Joint Session of Congress. He proposed a comprehensive system of… read more

President Clinton announced his health care reform proposal in his second address to a Joint Session of Congress. He proposed a comprehensive system of government sponsored, but privately controlled, reforms coupled with an overhaul of the health insurance institution. The plan will be funded by increasing the tax on tobacco products in addition to the money saved by eliminating governmental waste associated with current system. His presentation was divided into his six governing principles: security, simplicity, savings, choice, quality, and responsibility. The president’s remarks were interrupted by applause numerous times, including several standing ovations. Special guests included former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop who was seated next to the president’s wife, Hillary, in the gallery. close

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Program ID:
50664-1
Category:
Joint Session of Congress
Format:
Address
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 22, 1993 | 8:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 30, 2007 | 5:02am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Sep 22, 1993 | 8:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 22, 1993 | 8:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 1993 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 23, 1993 | 12:32am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 23, 1993 | 6:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 25, 1993 | 8:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 26, 1993 | 2:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 2007 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 29, 2007 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 30, 2007 | 5:02am EST | C-SPAN 3
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