Book Discussion on Remembering Garrett

Senator Smith talked about his book Remembering Garrett: One Family’s Battle with a Child’s Depression, published by Carroll… read more

Senator Smith talked about his book Remembering Garrett: One Family’s Battle with a Child’s Depression, published by Carroll and Graf. Senator Smith talked about his son Garrett who suffered from depression and eventually took his own life at the age of 21. Senator Smith discussed the need to take the stigma out of depression and talked about legislation he sponsored that funds suicide prevention efforts. The Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act was signed into law by President Bush on October 21, 2004. After his remarks, Senator Smith answered questions from members of the audience with his wife, Sharon. 

Then scenes were shown of Senator Smith talking with customers as he signed copies of the book. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Remembering Garrett

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Lake Oswego, Oregon, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2006
Last Aired:
Jun 25, 2006

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  • Apr 30, 2006 | 12:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 30, 2006 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2006 | 7:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 2006 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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