a citizen’s journal by Thomas Nephew

Real News Network: what happened, what’s next with health care reform

Posted by Thomas Nephew on March 27th, 2010

The playlist above contains three reports from Real News Network:

Progressives debate health care “victory”, 3/25/2010 (transcript)

A story combining news clips from the signing of the bill with interviews of journalist Norman Solomon (Institute for Public Accuracy), Dr. Margaret Flowers, of Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP), and Dr. Mandy Cohen, Executive Director of Doctors for America.

What happened to health reform? (Part 1), 2/25/2010 (transcript)

Moderator Paul Jay interviews Donna Smith, legislative advocate for National Nurses United and the California Nurses Association, and Mandy Cohen, seeking reactions to the Obama/Democrats/Republican roundtable at Blair House in late February.

What happened to health reform? (Part 2), 2/25/2010 (transcript)

Continues the interview with Donna Smith and and Mandy Cohen.  Smith:” What’s interesting to me is they [the Obama administration – ed.] just didn’t trust how much support there was for real significant change in this country. I think that they—you know, to President Obama’s credit, he wanted to reach out to the other side of the aisle and have this great attitude of bipartisanship. But that’s not what the American people elected when they elected him. They really wanted change, significant change.”

Leave a Reply

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> -- (comment rules)