Dissecting "Sicko" by Allan Coukell

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BOSTON, Mass. - June 28, 2007 - The latest documentary from filmmaker Michael Moore opens across the country tomorrow. "Sicko" chronicles the failings of the US health care system and celebrates its counterparts in Canada, Britain, France and Cuba...all countries with socialized health care systems.

Some critics call it Moore's best movie yet. But how accurate is it? WBUR's Health and Science reporter Allan Coukell gives "Sicko" the "Michael Moore" treatment.

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