Sneak Peek Season Two of the television drama series "The Knick", directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Clive Owen, airing October 15, 2015 on Cinemax:
"...in New York City in 1900, the 'Knickerbocker Hospital' operates with innovative surgeons, nurses and staff who have to overcome the limitations of the then-current medical understanding and practice, to prevent staggeringly high mortality rates.
"'Dr. John Thackery' (Owen), the newly appointed leader of the surgery staff, battles his cocaine and opium addictions with his ambition for medical discovery and his reputation among his peers.
"'Dr. Algernon Edwards', a Harvard-educated, European-trained black surgeon must fight for respect within the all-white populated hospital, as well as the racially-charged city.
"While struggling to keep the lights on, the hospital attempts to attract a wealthy clientele, without sacrificing quality care..."
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