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October 2019 Program Highlights:

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 8:30pm

(Rochester, NY) – The importance of being an advocate for your own health care is what WXXI’s Emmy-nominated national health care series, Second Opinion, is all about. Kicking off its 16th season Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 8:30 p.m.

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 1:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – On the eve of his recital at the Eastman School of Music, four-time Grammy Award-winning American tenor Anthony Dean Griffey joins host Julia Figueras on Backstage Pass, Friday, October 4, 2019 at 1 p.m. on Classical 91.5. Mr. Griffey talks about his teaching career and what it's like performing on stages around the globe.

Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 9:00pm

(Rochester, NY) – As the nation gears up for the 2020 election, Democrats are promising bold new changes to the American health care system. One idea championed by many on the progressive left is “Medicare for All,” or a single-payer system, which would do away with private health insurance for most forms of care.



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