WAMC New York News
3:55 pm
Wed November 26, 2003

Kennedy On Medicare

Washington DC – With passage of the most sweeping changes to Medicare since it's creation, Congress handed President Bush a major victory yesterday. Supporters say the reform was long overdue and will give seniors needed drug coverage. But opponents say the bill is a giveaway for insurance and drug companies. Massachusetts senator Edward Kennedy led the fight against the bill. After it passed, he talked with WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson.