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Young Leaders Circle Forum with Betsy McCaughey

Wednesday June 2009


Betsy McCaughey Former Lt. Governor, New York State

On Wednesday, June 3rd, Betsy McCaughey, gave a presentation to the Young Leaders Circle on how the American healthcare system should be reformed and why our leaders should not create a socialist healthcare system in this country. The event was filmed by C-Span.    [VIDEO]

Click here to read a recent article on the topic by Betsy McCaughey in the American Spectator.

McCaughey's 1994 analysis of the Clinton health plan, written while she was with the Manhattan Institute, was widely credited with derailing HillaryCare. Ms. McCaughey, former Lt. Governor of New York State and current chairman of the Committee to Reduce Infection Deaths, is the author of over one hundred scholarly and popular articles on health policy, infection, medical innovation, the economics of aging and Medicare. Her 1994 analysis of the Clinton health plan in The New Republic won a National Magazine Award for the best article in the nation on public policy. Her writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, Policy Review, Forbes Magazine, New York Law Journal, Los Angeles Times, U.S. News & World Report, and many other national publications.

Click here to watch Betsy McCaughey discuss President Obama's healthcare plans.