California Watch has uncovered 850 cases of documented abuse of patients with cerebral palsy, mental disabilities and severe autism, but only two arrests and no prosecutions. One case has been called a "homicide." With legislators calling for an investigation, we hear what’s happened at five state-run centers housing 1800 people who can't help themselves. Also, the death in Brentwood of right-wing blogger and publisher Andrew Breitbart. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, the drug war moves to Central America.
Documented Abuse of Patients at State Institutions
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Blogger-Provocateur Andrew Breitbart Dead at 43
A phenomenon in conservative publishing, Andrew Breitbart helped start the Huffington Post , was a long-time editor of the Drudge Report and ran his own websites...
5 min, 1 sec
The Drug War Moves to Central America
As the drug war continues, the Obama Administration has tried to emphasize prevention and treatment here in the US, to reduce the demand that fuels so much deadly violence...
26 min, 31 sec