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America Close Up (Jailing The Mentally Ill) #592279

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 13, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Reno, NV: Betty Rollin) The jailing of the mentally ill featured; scenes shown from Reno, NV. [Washoe County detention facility Deputy Frank TOLETE, jail regular Mark CORRIGAN - comment.] Findings of study by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill on the increase in inmates with serious mental illnesses because of the deinstitutionalization of the 1960s and 1970s cited. [Manic depressive Danny CARROLL - describes what happened to him in Kentucky jails.] [Washoe County detention facility Chief Deputy James MYERS - says the mentally ill are ignored.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Rollin, Betty

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