Oregon Experience

Life at Fairview: In the Shadow of Fairview

Clip: Season 15 Episode 1 | 5m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

When it closed in 2000 amid lawsuits and investigations, Fairview Training Center was one of the largest and oldest institutions of its kind in the nation. In operation for nearly 100 years, it was Oregon's primary institution for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For many residents, it was the only home they ever knew. For others, it was a living nightmare.

Aired: 12/14/20

Rating: NR

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