program

The 51st State
Nursing Homes: The Old Folks Aren't at Home

Episode Description
A film produced by Richard Kotuk, ?The Old Folks Aren't at Home,? documents the neglect and physical conditions within nursing homes. The film is interspersed with taped segments featuring Robert Sam Anson reporting from inside a nursing home. Anson comments on taped clips of NY political committee testimony on the poor conditions in the home and misuse of funds. The report is followed by an in-studio confrontation with nursing home officials, and a perspective from John Hess, "New York Times" reporter covering the scandals.

Subjects
Nursing homes

Type/Genre
News

Copyright Holder
Educational Broadcasting Corporation

Director
Colgan, Mick

Executive Producer
Anson, Robert Sam

Producer(s)
Glauber, Stephen
Kotuk, Richard

Host(s)
Anson, Robert Sam

Guest(s)
Mendelson, Mary
Hess, John

Other Credits
Adams, John Q. (as Music Consultant)
Alne, Nils (as Audio)
Carucci, Ciro (as Cameramen)
Chekmayan, Ara (Film Editor)
Clark, Leslie (Associate Producer)
Foresta, Tony (as Film Cameraman)
George, Dixon (as Engineering Supervisor)
Mastrojohn, Dino (as Video)
Milito, Sebastian (as Still Photography)
Nalepinski, Bruce (as Production Coordinator)
Nolan, John (Lighting Director)
Weidman, Carolyn (as Productioin Assistant)

Formats
Digital Beta
DVD
VHS

Reference Number
ARC-FFS-50


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