History of Mental Health Care Treatment
Hazel Patton, board president at the Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health, talked about Oregon’s history of mental health… read more
Hazel Patton, board president at the Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health, talked about Oregon’s history of mental health care treatment, which dates back to the 1800s. She also showed artifacts from the institution including a lobotomy table, restraints, and other early treatments. In 1975, the movie One Flew Over a Cuckoo’s Nest was filmed at this hospital.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in Salem, Oregon, from February 3-6 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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