Byline: William Jones; 1970-06-07; The Chicago Tribune; pages 1-2
"They are the misery merchants and they prowl the streets of our city 24 hours a day as profiteers of human suffering. Waiting in filthy garages thruout [sic] the city, they prey on families faced with an urgent need for transportation and medical care for a loved one. They are the hustlers among the city's private ambulance operators and they are waiting for your call for help. Their business is big business in Chicago. The multimillion-dollar industry accounts for nearly 1 million dollars of Cook county's welfare fees each year. . ."
Description:The first in a series of articles on Chicago's private ambulance companies, based on the reporter's experience working as an Ambulance driver.
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