TITLE

BLOOD MONEY

AUTHOR(S)
Finkelstein, Katherine Eban
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
New Republic;8/12/96, Vol. 215 Issue 7, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests that the Red Cross declare itself the business that it is rather than using its charity work to build its market share if it is to compete in the U.S. marketplace. Problem faced by its campaign for market share; Functions performed by the organization; Response of Red Cross to the entry of commercial and non-profit blood bankers into the business in the 1960s; Machinations that have shattered local donor bases and disrupted the blood supply in the country.
ACCESSION #
9608017505

 

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