Weekend Voices 6/06/09

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Segment 1: Rally for Single-Payer Health Care, part 1. Audio recorded by Sylvia Smith and Willie Marquart. Edited by Amy Browne.
The speakers heard in today’s segment were:
Jerry Call, co-founder of Maine Health Care Reform; Richard Dillihunt, MD, a retired general, vascular and transplant surgeon. He is a member of Physicians for National Health Program and a veteran spokesperson in Maine for single payer, universal health care; William Clark, MD. A physician of Internal medicine and a specialist in addiction medicine, Dr. Clark was formerly on the faculty of Harvard medical school and president of the American Academy of Communication in Healthcare; Claire Mortimer, a Family Nurse Practitioner currently working at Maine Dartmouth Family Practice in Fairfield. She has been an activist for national single payer health care since the late 1970’s. The emcee was Pat LaMarche, columnist and former Green Party Candidate for Maine Governor and Vice President. Listen to “Voices” and “Weekend Voices” over the next few weeks for more audio from the rally. A
FMI: www.mainehealthcarereform.org, Blog: medicare444all.blogspot.com/

WERU “Single-Payer: Fact vs. Fiction” public forum & live broadcast will take place at the Alamo Theater in Bucksport, Tuesday 6/23/09, 6-8p.m. All are welcome, admission is free. FMI: info@weru.org

Segment 2: Operation Breaking Stereotype. Producer: Leah Renee Deasy
Students from Searsport District High School and the Urban Assembly School of Law and Justice What is Operation Breaking Stereotypes? What do teens feel strongly about? What are some things students in NY and Maine have in common?
FMI: Operation Breaking Stereotypes: www.operationbreakingstereotypes.org