ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 23, 1974
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(Studio) Senate committee opens hearings on child abuse at Florida school for disturbed children.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) 2 nurses formerly working for Green Valley School testify of atrocities at school. [Mrs. Esther SNOW - says 2 boys forced to dig graves and sleep in then for punishment after they injected lighter fluid into their arms.] [Former Green Valley School director Reverend George VON HILSHEIMER - says boys slept in sleeping bags in small symbolic holes.] Von Hilsheimer denies mistreatment of student patients. [VON HILSHEIMER - believes witnesses lie with malice.] Green Valley School refuses to allow filming on school grounds.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson
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