Unforgotten: Twenty-Five Years After Willowbrook

Unforgotten: Twenty-Five Years After Willowbrook

Director: Jack Fisher

Cast: Jack Fisher, Danny Aiello, Geraldo Rivera

     
 

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In 1972, investigative reporter Geraldo Rivera used a stolen key to secretly enter the now infamous Staten Island's Willowbrook State School, where he documented how disabled children were left living in conditions of deplorable neglect, all of them filthy, unhealthy, and infected with hepatitis. Now, 25 years after the shocking investigation, host Danny Aiello… See more details below

Overview

In 1972, investigative reporter Geraldo Rivera used a stolen key to secretly enter the now infamous Staten Island's Willowbrook State School, where he documented how disabled children were left living in conditions of deplorable neglect, all of them filthy, unhealthy, and infected with hepatitis. Now, 25 years after the shocking investigation, host Danny Aiello revisits the incident, remembering the over 5,000 children who were living in the facility at the time and focusing on three former residents, to see how the effects of the institution have been felt by families and friends of patients as well.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/22/2011
UPC:
0011891516853
Original Release:
1997
Rating:
NR
Source:
Tgg Direct
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]

Special Features

Geraldo Rivera's "Willowbrook: the last great disgrace"

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Unforgotten: Twenty-Five Years After Willowbrook
1. Opening Credits [4:28]
2. Willowbrook at First Glance [16:30]
3. Life After Willowbrook [9:05]
4. Family Life [9:35]
5. Improvements Throughout History [14:53]
6. Closing Credits [2:44]

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