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American Agenda (Med.: Mentally Ill Homeless) #122249

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 25, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Rebecca Chase) Problem of the mentally ill homeless pop. featured; details given of efforts by outreach team in Los Angeles, California, to deal with problem; scenes shown. [Three homeless PEOPLE - discuss their conds.] [Mental health worker Frances HUNTER - discusses problems in reaching these people.] ["KIM" - talks about her medication program.] [Manic depressive C.J." - talks about needing help.] [Los Angeles Men's Place (LAMP) founder Molly LOWERY - opposes reinstitutionalization of homeless.] ["BILLY" - explains how LAMP has helped him.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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