FRONTLINE; Sick Around America
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- Sick Around America
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Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983
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More than 2.5 million Americans lost their jobs last year and, along with their livelihood, their health insurance. As the economy continues to spiral and a new administration promises to deliver comprehensive health care reform, FRONTLINE correspondent T.R. Reid investigates the failures and future of the private insurance industry, examining the best and worst of U.S. health care by telling the stories of ordinary Americans. As the national debate around health care reform intensifies, "Sick Around America" lays bare the flaws in our system and examines the critical choices Americans face in changing a system that all sides agree needs a fundamental overhaul.
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