The Healthcare Debate, an NPR Special Report

Mon, 09/07/2009 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Robert Siegel, host of NPR 's All Things Considered

As part of WXXI Center for Public Affairs' continued coverage of Healthcare Reform issues, AM1370 presents an hour-long special on the debate over health care in America from NPR News on Monday, September 7 at 12 noon, and again at 10 p.m. The program will recap recent political developments in the healthcare debate and explore the roles various parties -- patients, physicians, hospitals, insurance companies, the government, business -- play in the current healthcare system, and in the debate over the future of health care in America.

Robert Siegel, host of NPR 's All Things Considered will host the special, which will feature excerpts from his Howard County Health series (originally broadcast on ATC), as well as analysis from NPR health policy correspondent Julie Rovner, Editor Joe Neel, the leader of NPR's coverage of the healthcare debate; David Kestenbaum of NPR'sy Planet Money; and National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson.