House Hearing on Purdue Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic

Top executives of Purdue Pharma, a U.S. pharmaceutical company that makes OxyContin, testified about their role in the opioid epidemic at a… read more

Top executives of Purdue Pharma, a U.S. pharmaceutical company that makes OxyContin, testified about their role in the opioid epidemic at a virtual House Oversight Committee hearing. The company recently pleaded guilty to criminal charges as part of a settlement with the Justice Department. Witnesses included Purdue Pharma CEO Dr. Craig Landau along with two of the company’s former owners, David and Kathe Sackler. Video testimonials were played from family members of opioid epidemic victims. close

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House Hearing on Purdue Pharma and the Opioid Epidemic

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Program ID:
507363-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 17, 2020 | 9:07am EST | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
Jan 08, 2021 | 3:34am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 17, 2020 | 7:02pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 17, 2020 | 10:13pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 18, 2020 | 3:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 19, 2020 | 1:17pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 08, 2021 | 3:34am EST | C-SPAN 2
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