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A union of interns and residents at Chicago's only public hospital are forced to strike for better patient care. This film documents their eighteen-day strike at Cook County Hospital - the largest and longest doctors' strike in US history.
Media Burn Archive collects, restores and distributes documentary video and television created by artists, activists and community groups. Their mission is to preserve these audiovisual records of history and culture for future generations and to make them available to as wide an audience as possible via the internet.
HSA Strike '75 is about a 1975 strike - the largest and longest doctors' strike in US history - protesting working conditions at Cook County Hospital, which was the only public hospital in Chicago during an era where the hospital mostly served poor and uninsured patients.