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Newsmaker Interview with Surgeon General C. Everett Koop
January 11, 1989 at 12:00 AM EDT
5328634726Newsmaker Interview with Surgeon General C. Everett Koop The PBS NewsHour interviewed former Surgeon General, Dr. C. Everett Koop, on the anniversary of the first surgeon general's report on smoking. Jim Lehrer interviewed Koop for a newsmaker conversation for the The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour from the surgeon general’s office in Washington on Jan. 11, 1989. Koop died Monday at the age of 96.2013-02-25 19:10:00disabledkHiFaCnl15Q210526House health care bill hasn’t yet won pivotal GOP supportLeading Republicans are pulling out all the stops in hopes of passing their health care bill, which would change the amount of money millions would receive to buy insurance and eventually end the Medicaid expansion. But GOP leaders may not have the votes they need, especially from the pivotal Freedom Caucus. Judy Woodruff speaks with Lisa Desjardins from Capitol Hill.2017-03-22 18:00:00http://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/GettyImages-656027498-320x196.jpg2365982646zsY9FK_fS6w210145Why a top physicians' group opposes the GOP health care planAlthough leading Republicans are pushing to pass their Obamacare replacement bill next week, its impact on millions of Americans remains a point of worry. Some prominent interest groups directly involved in health care are expressing opposition to the plan. Jeffrey Brown talks to Dr. Andrew Gurman, president of the American Medical Association, about the group’s concerns.2017-03-17 18:00:00http://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/health2-e1489793401742-320x196.jpg2365979618egM9GUfHm9U209685Two views on the pros and cons of the GOP health care billThe Congressional Budget Office predicts that more people than who got health care under Obamacare will lose coverage under the repeal bill proposed by Republicans. But the bill also shows cuts in federal spending and a smaller deficit. John Yang gets reaction to the proposed law from Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel of the University of Pennsylvania and Lanhee Chen of the Hoover Institution.2017-03-13 18:00:00http://d3i6fh83elv35t.cloudfront.net/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/rp-e1489449243758-320x196.jpg2365976230Pf2us0QJPe4
Jim Lehrer interviewed Surgeon General C. Everett Koop on the anniversary of the first surgeon general's report on smoking.
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