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Eye On America: The Homeless / Mental Illness #340182

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Boston: Jacqueline Adams) Mentally ill homeless people featured; scenes shown. [Two EXPERTS - comment.] Closing of Danvers State Hospital, Massachusetts, and other public mental hospitals this year reported. [Meridy GILES - comments on her two schizophrenic sons' need for Danvers State Hospital.] [Son Mark GILES - comments.] [Manic-depression sufferer Gene TOURILLI - says there will be a lot of people on the streets when the state hospitals close.] [Massachusetts secretary of health and human services David FORSBERG - says mentally ill patients will not be released to the streets.] Massachusetts Pine Street Inn homeless shelter's large number of former mental patients noted. [Pine Street Inn Richard RING - says there is no champion for the mentally ill.]

Adams, Jacqueline;
Rather, Dan

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