Item Details

Homeless and Poor in America [videorecording]: Implications for Health and Health Care

produced by University of Virginia Television News Office ; senior producer, Rob Smith ; a Medical Center hour presentation
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
Dr. Hopper discussed methods for counting the homeless, types of health problems they encounter, etc. He stressed that the real problem was poverty, the underlying structure of getting basic needs met, especially in the area of housing. Ms. Ehrenreich discussed her experiences of trying to live on low wages while researching her book, Nickel and dimed, and the experiences of her co-workers during that period, especially concerning housing and health care.
Performers
Lecturer: Kim Hopper with Barbara Ehrenreich.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
29 min.
Language
English
Notes
Medical Center lecture given January 19, 2005, sponsored by Humanities in Medicine, Committee on Health Inequalities, Institute for Practical Ethics, all at the University of Virginia. This version was edited to fit the program format of the television presentation first aired March 3, 2005.
Series
UVA Newsmakers
Medical Center Hour
Series Statement
Medical center hour ; 1/19/05
Published
[Charlottesville, Va. ] : University of Virginia Television News Office, c2005.
Description
1 videocassette (29 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC]
Technical Details
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