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AARP Health Care Campaign (1984)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-10-14

Duration: 00:06:27

Subjects: AARP (Organization) | Health Care | SENIOR CITIZENS


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Roberts, Ruby Singleton Interviewee
  • Robinson, Eugene Interviewee
  • Bridges, Joseph Interviewee
  • Roberts, Mildred Speaker
  • Belton, Acie Speaker
  • Graves, Clayton Speaker


This segment from the October 14, 1984, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s report on the AARP’s health care campaign against rising health care costs. It includes highlights of speeches given by: Mildred Roberts, the state director of AARP Louisiana; Acie Belton, the co-chairman of the AARP Health Care Campaign; and Clayton Graves of AARP Louisiana. Hinton also interviews senior citizens about their concerns with rising health care costs, including Ruby Singleton Roberts, Eugene Robinson, and Joseph Bridges.