[ExI] A Small Request [was Re: Impressive book: Farewell toAlms]

spike spike66 at att.net
Thu Feb 7 05:19:15 UTC 2008

> Olga Bourlin
> My husband remembers seeing a newsreel of how, during the 
> Reagan years, so many of the mentally ill were 
> de-institutionalized...

Olga did you mean the Lanterman-Petris-Short years?


> reporter asked one of them: "What are you going to do now?  
> Where are you going?"  The answer came back:  "I'm going to 
> Hollywood ... to be a movie star!" Olga

Only some of them went there.  The particularly bad ones went to Washington


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