Witnesses, then and now

Clancy, Ambrose
April 2009
Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);4/24/2009, Vol. 56 Issue 20, p67A
The article provides information about the book entitled "Pilgrim State," by Jacqueline Walker, which debuts a case of woman who were taken to an asylum in 1949. According to the author of the book, Dorothy Walker had been committed by her philandering husband and were drugged and committed her to rid himself of his obligation. The author also notes that Walker was strapped in a straitjacket, taken to Pilgrim and given electroconvolsive treatment.


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