Florida: State of Neglect

Number 5065
Subject State Government
Source WPLG-TV (Miami)
State FL
Year 1987
Publication Date May 18 - 26
Summary "Florida: State of Neglect: is a seven-part investigation of Florida's Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, the nation's largest social service agency." WPLG-TV (Miami) "uncovered a department that, across the board, was abusing and neglecting those it is entrusted to protect: abused children, the retarded and the elderly." The station "exposed a state wide cover-up which included state workers being ordered to lie about abuse at the hands of the state."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 42
Keywords VIDEOCLIP TAPE TRANSCRIPT; Child abuse; Mental health
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