We pretended there was no problem with Agent Orange after Vietnam and later the Pentagon recanted, after untold suffering by veterans.
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I have stood on the front lines of the health care system as a doctor, patient and concerned parent. Those experiences have served as my guideposts throughout the struggle to reform America’s health care system. And it’s those same experiences that tell me that fear and election hysteria should not overshadow the reality of reform.
|Birth:||28th December, 1936|
James Adelbert McDermott was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an American Democratic politician and physician. He was the U.S. Representative from Washington's 7th congressional district from 1989 to 2017. He was elected to the Washington state legislature as a representative from the 43rd District from 1971-1973. He was a member of the Washington State Senate from 1975-1987. He graduated from Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois in 1958. He earned an MD degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago in 1963. He served in the United States Navy Medical Corps as a psychiatrist in California during the Vietnam War.
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