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Making a Difference (Glenn Close) #960515

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Anne Thompson) How actress Glenn Close is Making a Difference by raising money and awareness on mental illness featured; her PSA with her bipolar sister Jessie Close†† that was directed by Ron Howard shown; scenes shown from New York City’s Fountain House for people recovering from mental illness. [G. CLOSE – says she wanted to dig deep; talks about her family background; says Jessie is her hero.] [J. CLOSE – talks about the stigma and the fear.] [Fountain House president Kenneth DUDEK†- says people get better all the time.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s segment previewed.

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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