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Congressman John Conyers of Michigan has said: "The release of Michael Moore's “Sicko” is one of the

Ahead of “Sicko” Release, Michael Moore Brings Health Care Campaign to California State Assembly

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=07/06/14/1413243

Michael Moore's campaign to overhaul the nation's health care industry has officially begun. On Tuesday, the Academy Award winning filmmaker joined 1,000 members of the California Nurses Association in a rally outside the California State House to secure guaranteed health care for all in this country. Moore also testified at an unofficial legislative briefing inside the State House. The organizing coincides with the upcoming release of “Sicko”, Moore's new documentary on the nation's health care system.

 


Michael Moore's campaign to overhaul the nation's health care industry has officially begun. On Tuesday, the Academy Award winning filmmaker joined 1,000 members of the California Nurses Association in a rally outside the California State House to secure guaranteed health care for all in this country. Moore also testified at an unofficial legislative briefing inside the State House. The organizing coincides with the upcoming release of Moore's new documentary on the nation's health care system. The movie is titled Sicko. In a moment we'll hear Michael Moore in his own words but first a few scenes from the movie.

 

  • Trailer for “Sicko.”
On Tuesday Michael Moore addressed over 1,000 members of the California Nurses Association in Sacramento.

 

  • Michael Moore, speaking at health care rally outside California State House.
Anticipation for Michael Moore's new film Sicko is high among supporters of universal health care. Congressman John Conyers of Michigan has said: "The release of Michael Moore's “Sicko” is one of the most important developments in the national debate on our health care crisis since the Clintons attempted to pass universal health care legislation in 1994." On Tuesday Michael Moore addressed California lawmakers at a special briefing.

 

  • Michael Moore, testifying Tuesday before California State Assembly.

AMY GOODMAN: Michael Moore's

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