Film tells story of Kansas City's once segregated hospitals

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 | 6:37 p.m. CDT; updated 6:57 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, April 13, 2011

KANSAS CITY — Black doctors once posed as janitors to train at Kansas City's whites-only hospital. And black nurses sometimes used an underground tunnel to discreetly transport their sickest patients into the better-equipped white hospital next door.