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Psychiatric Institutions / Mistreatment #235447

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 23, 1974
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(Studio) Senator permanent investigation subcommittee opens hearings into treatment of children at psychiatric insts. partially funded by Defense Department
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Green Valley School in Florida closed last year on mistreatment charges. [Former nurse Esther SNOW - describes infections of 2 boys received by injecting lighter fluid in their own arms. Punishment involved digging graves and sleeping in them.] [Former director George Von HILSHEIMER - discusses psychiatric experiments incling. mock funeral.] Discipline devices shown.
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

Cronkite, Walter;
Peterson, Susan

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