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Unforgotten: 25 Years After Willowbrook DVD
Unforgotten: 25 Years After Willowbrook DVD
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Resource #: UNFOR-UNFD799W
Type: DVD
Price: $99.95

Program Contents: 56 minutes. DVD Contains Bonus Feature "Willowbrook: The Last Great Disgrace" contains Geraldo Rivera's complete and original historic WABC-TV television expose, 30 minutes.

Captioning: None

Copyright Date: 2002

Critically acclaimed, award winning documentary about the infamous Willowbrook State School for the developmentally disabled. Using a stolen key, Geraldo Rivera entered Willowbrook with a film crew in 1972, and his historic expose of its horrific conditions shocked all of America and led to widespread reforms in the treatment of peole with disabilities. - Narrated by Danny Aiello, with Geraldo Rivera.

Unforgotten: Twenty-Five Years After Willowbrook:
• Examines the impact that the horrors of Willowbrook had on the survivors and their families
• Offers a warning about budget cuts that are a stark reality today
• Tells the story of how much we have progressed over the past twenty-five years
• Teaches us why we should learn the lessons of Willowbrook and improve the quality of life for our citizens with disabilities.
• As one sibling states, "Willowbrook was not just an institution, it was an attitude."

Unforgotten has been called "Absolutely Mesmerizing!" by NBC-TV, "Powerful!" by the New York Post, and "Moving!" by the Los Angeles Times. The New York Times called the film "A Plea for Treating People Humanely."

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