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The Waiting Room - Preview

Preview: Season 14 Episode 19 | 30s

The Waiting Room intimately follows several people who pass through the emergency room of Highland Hospital in East Oakland, CA. Shot over several months and with a poignant mix of humor and drama, the film presents a composite portrait of a public institution struggling to care for a persistent and growing stream of patients living on the fringes of America's health care system.

Aired: 10/20/13

Rating: TV-PG

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