Health Action:Health Action 9-7-2015 - Denial of Hepatitis C Treatment to Mumia Abu-Jamal & other incarcerated people 
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Health Action  Health Action 9-7-2015 - Denial of Hepatitis C Treatment to Mumia Abu-Jamal & other incarcerated people  Health Status of 2 Political Prisoners 
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Out-FM  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
* General blockage of access by incarcerated people to unconscionably-priced curative hep C drugs
* Mumia Abu-Jamal's lawsuit demanding hepatitis C treatment
* the successful struggle to get hepatitis C treatment for former Black Panther Robert Seth Hayes

Ramona Africa, Suzanne Ross, Victoria Law, Bret Grote, Anne Lamb 
Notes: Credits:
* Victoria Law, writer and editor covering incarceration, gender and resistance; author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women

* Dr. Suzanne Ross, spokesperson for the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition and longtime activist for the freedom of U.S. political prisoners

* Ramona Africa, spokesperson for the MOVE organization; representative, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal; former political prisoner and survivor of the U.S. government/Phila. police bombing of the MOVE family house in 1985

* Bret Grote is legal director of the Abolitionist Law Center based in Pittsburgh, PA, and is one of the counsel, along with Robert Boyle, on Mumia Abu-Jamal's lawsuit against the PA Dept. of Corrections for denial of proper medical care.

* Anne Lamb, Co-Chair, New York Chapter of the Jericho Amnesty Movement
Host: Bob Lederer
Engineer: John Riley 
Healthcare Industry | Police Brutality  
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Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script    09-07-2015  English 
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healthaction20150907  192Kbps mp3 (76.75MB) Mono 
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