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Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution


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Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 - 12:00 PM    POWER TO HEAL: MEDICARE AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS REVOLUTION is an hour-long documentary chronicling the historic struggle to secure equal and adequate access to healthcare for all Americans. Central to the story is the tale of how a new national program, Medicare, was used to mount a dramatic, coordinated effort that racially desegregated thousands of hospitals across the country, all in a matter of months in 1966. Using the carrot of Medicare dollars, the federal government virtually ended the practice of segregating patients, doctors, medical staffs, blood supplies and linens. D
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