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Biomedical Ethicist Arthur Caplan Discusses the Clinton Health Care Plan.

Biomedical ethicist Arthur Caplan. Caplan was on the Presidential task force that helped form the new health care proposal. He is the Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Minnesota. He is also a professor of surgery and philosophy there. In addition to numerous books and articles, Caplan writes a syndicated column; his work appears weekly in 40 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.


Other segments from the episode on September 23, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, September 23, 1993: Interview with Arthur Caplan; Interview with Uwe Reinhardt.


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