Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection

Pete Earley

Special | 28m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Marcia Franklin speaks with former Washington Post reporter Pete Earley about his book, Crazy. The memoir chronicles what he learned about America’s mental health system while trying to get help for his mentally ill son, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2007. The two discuss why he wanted to write the book, as well as what he sees as current gaps in mental health policy in the U.S.

Aired: 10/09/14

Rating: TV-G

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Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection is a local public television program presented by IdahoPTV.

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