Cradle of Hope

Title

Cradle of Hope

Description

Cradle of hope features the progress of twelve developmentally disabled men who belong to Carpenter's Hand. They help build baby cradles and then personally deliver them to needy mothers in the greater Buffalo area. This television special touches on the history of institutionalization in New York State and the changes that took place after the scandal of Willowbrook was exposed by TV muckraking journalist Geraldo Rivera.
Originally aired on WIVB-TV.

Date

2000-12-25

Source

Rich Newberg Reports Collection

Publisher

WIVB (Television Station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (publisher of digital)

Rights

Copyright held by WIVB-TV. Access to this digital version provided by the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Videos or images in this collection are not to be used for any commercial purposes without the expressed written permission of WIVB-TV and the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. Users of this website are free to utilize material from this collection for non-commercial and educational purposes.