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