Willowbrook The Last Great Disgrace
Investigative reporter Geraldo Rivera’s exposé documentary of the Willowbrook State School. The exposé revealed gruesome conditions and neglected mentally disabled children. Rivera won a Peabody Award for this documentary and has done several exposing follow-ups, including a book; Willowbrook: A Report On How It Is And Why It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way. The grounds of what was once the Willowbrook State School have now become part of The College of Staten Island.