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Season 45 Episode 10

December 2, 2012 - The Cost of Admission, Three Generations of Punishment, Around the World in 20 Days

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Aired Sunday 7:30 PM Dec 02, 2012 on CBS
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December 2, 2012 - The Cost of Admission, Three Generations of Punishment, Around the World in 20 Days
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Steve Kroft investigates Health Management Associates (HMA), America's fourth largest for profit hospital chain. HMA owns 70 hospital in 15 states and faces allegations from doctors that HMA's non-medical staff pressured them to meet admission quotas, regardless of a patient's medical needs.
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Anderson Cooper profiles Shin Dong-hyuk, the first defector from North Korea's Camp 14. Shin was born in the camp and escaped at age 23. He tells the story of his escape and talks of the brutality of life in such camps.
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Bob Simon profiles Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, two Swiss men who built the only solar-powered plane capable of night-time flight. Their goal is to circumnavigate the globe in 20 days and 20 nights without burning a drop of fossil fuel.

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