CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 23, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(Washington: Mark Phillips) Government scandal involving medical funding for proposed mental health centers for the homeless examined; details given of allegations of misappropriated funds; scenes shown from hospital in Orlando, Florida. [Public Citizen Dr. E. Fuller TORREY - says hospitals have used funds for projects other than those for which they were appropriated.] One hundred million dollars reported believed to have been misspent. [Representative Ted WEISS - says free mental health was supposed to have been provided.] [National Institute of Mental Health Alan LESHNER - comments on situation.] Solution to problem noted undetermined.
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