COUNTY THE BOOK LIFE, DEATH AND POLITICS AT CHICAGO'S PUBLIC HOSPITAL

April 2011

The Chicago Reader Spring Books Issue Reviews "COUNTY"

"In 1978, David Ansell and four fellow med-school grads loaded a U-Haul with their belongings and drove from Syracuse, New York, to Chicago—more specifically, to Cook County Hospital. At a time when many other medical centers still refused to admit b…

The Majority Report: Dr. Ansell talks about his experience at "County"

Listen to Sam Seder, host of The Majority Report interview Dr. David Ansell. He talks about his medical education in Chicago’s Cook County Hospital set against a backdrop of race, segregation and poverty and about the need for universal health care i…
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