Dr. Pinel unchains the insane

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Main contributors
Bernard Girard; James Fonda; Shirley Gordon; Michael Ross; Henry Corden; Lou Krugman; Gene Roth; William Hayden; Ernest Sarracino; Peter Brocco; Lewis Charles; Todd Hunter; Grant Holcomb; Walter Cronkite; Walter Blake; Sidney Van Keuren; Ed Fitzgerald; Budd Small; William Ferrari; Richard Dixon; Rudy Butler; Frank Webster; Joel Moss; Robert B. Harris; Jack P. Pierce; Carmen Dirigo; CBS Television; The National Association for Mental Health, Inc.
Uses a dramatized, "on-the-scene" news type of interviewing and documentary reporting to present the story of how Dr. Pinel fought for improved treatment of the insane. Describes his principles that the insane were sick people and should be treated as such, not as wild beasts. Shows some of the opposition he received from officials and the townspeople when he unchained the insane.
CBS Television; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center; Young America Films
Educational; Historical
Pinel, Philippe,--1745-1826; Mental health; Psychiatry
IUL Moving Image Archive
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:25:03); 16mm
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services. 
Copyright Date: 1956
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003264985; Other: GR00401749; MDPI Barcode: 40000003264985; IULMIA Film Database: 30000079836734

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