THE LEGACY OF STRAIGHT, INC.06/06/02
A popular drug treatment program in the Bay area during the 1970s, '80s and '90s was Straight, Inc. Several alumni of the program were the guests on today's program. They tell of what they describe as abuse, sexual violations and inhumane treatment they experienced as clients of the program. Several alumni experienced severe depression and by some accounts there was a high suicide rate among Straight graduates. Our Guests: Wes Fager, the son of a Straight, Inc. client; and former clients Samantha Monroe, Richard Bradbury, Eddie Denker, "Chris", "Mike" and "Ken".