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Boot Camps / Investigation #883960

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 10, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) Congressional hearings investigating boot camps and wilderness camps for troubled teens featured; details given on the death of Aaron Bacon, who died of dehydration in a wilderness camp, and Ryan Lewis, who committed suicide due to abuse; video shown of the fatal beating of Martin Anderson in a Florida facility. [Government Accountability Office investigator Gregory KUTZ†- says there are thousands of cases of death and abuse in these camps.] [Aaron’s father Bob BACON†, Ryan’s mother Diana LEWIS†- express regret over their children’s deaths.] [National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs Jan MOSS†- says we still have a long way to go.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom

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