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December 30 at 10:00am

Films Do Change The World

Here’s hope for a better world in 2013.  It will arrive in many ways and one of them is from film.  We all love success stories, and this is one of a sideways kind.  Many of you probably remember the heartbreaking film I posted here “In Jennifer’s Room”.  Although it reported a most heartbreaking tale, the world is now better for it.  Okay, not just because of the film, but because of a concentrated effort of which the film was just part, but still, people are talking…

I recently received this note from Robert Rosenthal of Center For Investigative Reporting:

As a result of CIR’s reporting, especially the explosive story we
reported last month (http://californiawatch.org/node/18695), we have
just learned that the Sonoma Developmental Center where that horrific
case occurred, has just lost its primary license to operate.
We have also just reported that the OPS, the department’s internal
police force that routinely failed to [...]

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