1966 U.S. Civil Rights Commission Hearings in Cleveland: Health
In a relatively short session focused on public health, a physician and a researcher briefed the U.S. Civil Rights Commission on infant mortality rates, prenatal care and the limited availability medical staff in Cleveland's African-American communities.
Listen to all the testimony below. Audio is courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.
- William C. Payne, Jr., program analyst for the Federal Programs Division of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
- Dr. Joanne E. Finley, Health Council of the Cleveland Welfare Federation