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Bitter Medicine, Part Two: Medicare in Crisis

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Part two of a two-part documentary examining Canada's national health insurance system from its conception on the Canadian Prairies in the early part of the century to its present state of crisis. This second part examines national Medicare twenty years after its inception and the bitter struggle among various authorities as they jockey to attain a position of power in a new scheme of things.

1983, 28 min