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Bitter Medicine, Part Two: Medicare in Crisis - DVD ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB524967
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  George Johnson, Tom Shandel, Penny Gurstein, John Taylor
Directors:  Tom Shandel
Producing Agencies:  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Toronto), National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Business Studies, Documentary, Health and Medicine, Medicine, Social Issues, Social Studies
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1983
Running Time:  28:00

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Part two of a two-part documentary examining Canada's national health insurance system from its conception on the Canadian Prairies in the early part of the century to its present state of crisis. This second part examines national Medicare twenty years after its inception and the bitter struggle among various authorities as they jockey to attain a position of power in a new scheme of things.

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