Health Care Reform and African-Americans

A news conference held by the NATIONAL RAINBOW COALITION discussed Health Care Reform and African-Americans. Reverend Jackson and others… read more

A news conference held by the NATIONAL RAINBOW COALITION discussed

Health Care Reform and African-Americans.

Reverend Jackson and others spoke about the need for health care reform legislation.

He stated that the current debate should highlight the plight of minorities throughout the country who cannot afford proper health care.

Questions from the press were answered afterwards.

Reverend Jesse Jackson, Founder and President,

NATIONAL RAINBOW COALITION

Rosemary Davis, Executive Director, NATIONAL MEDICAL COALITION

Sam Simmons, President, NATIONAL BLACK CAUCUS

Doctor Gary Dennis, Neurosurgeon

Maya Wiley , Assistant Counsel, NAACP LEGAL DEFENSE & EDUCATION

Ed Hailes, Legal Counsel, NAACP close

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Program ID:
59607-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 16, 1994 | 11:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 1994 | 11:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 16, 1994 | 11:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 21, 1994 | 11:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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