PBS NewsHour

Conversation: 'Power, Politics & Universal Health Care'

Clip: 01/04/2012 | 6m 8s

Very few people know as much about health care and health care policy as Stuart Altman. He's been an adviser to five American presidents -- both Republicans and Democrats. His new book, "Power, Politics and Universal Health Care," puts President Obama's historic health care win in historical perspective, showing how his administration narrowly side-stepped a century's worth of past mistakes.

Aired: 01/04/12

Rating: NR

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