Social Justice Film Festival 2020

BLOCK 1: Health Issues Now

Expired October 12, 2020 6:59 AM
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Power To Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution tells the story of an historic yet little known struggle to secure equal and adequate access to health care for all Americans. The film reveals how the federal government, with crucial support from medical professionals and civil rights activists, leveraged Medicare funding to bring down the Jim Crow hospital system. Narrated by Danny Glover.

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  • Runtime
    56 minutes
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  • Director
    Charles Burnett & Daniel Loewenthal