4/24/11 - On the cusp of next week's rally marking the one-year anniversary of the closure of St. Vincent's Hospital, The Hedz-Up Report presents full-length coverage of last October's, 100 Days Without A Hospital Rally.
Partial list of speakers:
Michelle Clooney - Actor/Activist
Yetta Kurland - Attorney/Activist, leader of the Coalition For a New Village Hospital
Richard Stack - Actor/Activist
Eileen Dunn, R.N. - Former Head, St. Vincent's Hospital Nurses Association
Dr. David Kaufman - Former Director, HIV Center, St. Vincent's Hospital
Lt. Dan Choi - Iraq War Veteran/Activist
Bishop Alfred Johnson - The Church of the Village
Heather Matarazzo - Actor/Activist
Caroline Murphy - Singer/Songwriter
Rev. Lyndon F. Harris - St. John's Lutheran Church
Barbara Crane, R.N. - Pres., National Federation of Nurses
George Capsis - Publisher, WestView News
Paul Newell - District Leader, 64th Assembly District
Nicky Perry - Owner, Tea & Sympathy Restaurant
More to come, stay tuned.
In the meantime, please visit our video blog, "Why Are They Closing St. Vincent's Hospital?," for our collected reports and future updates:
Thanks for watching, help spread the word.
NY Magazine - St. Vincent's is the Lehman Brothers of Hospitals
New School Free Press - St. Vincent's Rally
Westview News - Goodbye, Hospital, Farewell, Emergency Room
Crain's NY Business - Deal OK'd for St. Vincent's Hospital site
WNYC News- St. Vincent's Developer Launches PR Blitz to Win Over Skeptics
Dow Jones Daily Bankruptcy Review - Appeal Seeks To Derail $260 Million Sale Of St. Vincent's Campus tinyurl.com/44zq8fv
Paul Krugman - NY Times - Patients Are Not Consumers
Coalition for a New Village Hospital - "Rally to Demand a Hospital" - April 30, 2011, 2 pm @ St. Vincent's Hospital
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