COAST TO COAST AM - June 30 2018 - HORRORS OF ROOSEVELT ISLAND


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Coast to Coast AM June 30, 2018. Author and radio commentator Stacy Horn joined guest host Ian Punnett to discuss her latest work researching the horrors of Roosevelt Island, known then as Blackwell's Island. It was the site of a lunatic asylum, prisons, an alms house, and a number of hospitals. Despite good intentions of relieving the overcrowded and poorly maintained wards at Bellevue Hospital, the pastoral island soon epitomized the worst conventions in the treatment of the mad, the criminal, and the poor. "They planned to build state-of-art institutions that would be a beacon to all the world... it all went south almost immediately," Horn said. Featured guests also include: Brian Regal To listen to the full show or learn more about the featured guests, become a COAST INSIDER at to get the best of the Coast to Coast AM podcast hosted by George Noory. A media phenomenon, Coast to Coast AM deals with UFOs, strange occurrences, life after death, and other unexplained (and often inexplicable) phenomena. Website />Facebook />Twitter />Instagram /> This channel is managed by Zohar Global Group UK and AdRev, MCN.



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