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Critical Condition

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PBS Premiere: September 30, 2008


What happens if you fall sick and are one of 47 million people in America without health insurance? Critical Condition by Roger Weisberg (Waging a Living, POV 2006) puts a human face on the nation's growing health care crisis by capturing the harrowing struggles of four critically ill Americans who discover that being uninsured can cost them their jobs, health, home, savings, even their lives. Filmed in vérité style, Critical Condition offers a moving and invaluable expose at a time when the nation is debating how to extend health insurance to all Americans. A production of Public Policy Productions in association with Thirteen/WNET New York and American Documentary | POV

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TAGS: health insurance, healthcare, hospital, medicine, mexico, roger weisberg, sickness

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Critical Condition (90 min.)

Premiere Date: September 30, 2008

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmaker: Roger Weisberg Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Fact Sheet | Press Release


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