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Studs Terkel interviews three Cook County Hospital doctors about their 1975 strike

BROADCAST: Nov. 12, 1975 | DURATION: 00:55:27

Synopsis

Studs interviews three Cook County Hospital doctors: Dr. Tessa Fischer Dr. Mark Bonnell Dr. David Moore Main topic of conversation is the 18-day residents and interns strike at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, October-November 1975. At the time it was the longest doctors’ strike in U.S. history. Topics include: Patient care, benefits and wages, and working conditions. The distinction is made between a "strike" and what the doctors call a "job action".