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1971 'Midnight Raid' at Eastern State Psychiatric Hospital

State Representative Richard Krieg, Claude Robertson, Norman Williams and Knoxville Journal assistant editor, Charles Appleton, toured Eastern State Psychiatric Hospital on Jan. 20, 1971. The "Midnight Raid" placed a spotlight on the deplorable conditions and care at the hospital. The investigation resulted in significant improvements.

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1971 'Midnight Raid' at Eastern State Psychiatric Hospital

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