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The new Vienna General Hospital - a political scandal

SERIES TITLE: National Report

The construction of a new General Hospital in Vienna in the late 1970ies was accompanied by bribe-taking and corruption in which politicians were involved. What followed was one of the biggest political scandals in post-war Austria and for years several decision makers were legally prosecuted. The item from 1987 looks back on the long history of the Vienna General Hospital and hightlights some of …