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Mental Health / Lammers Case #1083571

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Nov 16, 2014
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(Studio: Poppy Harlow) Report introduced.

(No location given: Sanjay Gupta) The debate over whether Blaec Lammers†, a mentally ill young man who is in prison after purchasing 2 assault rifles, should be a prisoner or a patient, examined; scenes shown from the Jefferson City Correctional Center in Missouri; details given about his troubled past. [LAMMERS – says he would hurt himself before he hurt someone else; says he doesn’t think prison is helping him.] [Parents Tricia & Bill LAMMERS†– explain why they called the authorities; comment on Blaec’s childhood.] [Blaec’s psychologist John PHILLIPS†- says Blaec was never violent; comments on assessing behavior.] [Blaec’s psychiatrist Dr. H.J. BAINS†- comments.]

Harlow, Poppy;
Gupta, Sanjay

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