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  • Tags: Helen O'Bannon

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Brief Piece of Helen O'Bannon speaking out against Pennhurst dispersal court order and community placement.

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Memorandum from Robert Nelkin to Helen O'Bannon about the DPW's possible actions following Judge Broderick's order. Nelkin suggests that the Department of Public Welfare accepts and aggressively implement Judge Broderick's order.

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Letter to Judge Broderick fom Helen O'Bannon.jpg
Letter from Helen O'Bannon appointing Robert Nelkin as liaison for the Department of Public Welfare in the Pennhurst case, in which Judge Broderick ordered deinstitutionalization for Pennhurst's residents.

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Letter to Governor Richard Thornburgh on the actions that the DPW is currently taking to comply with the court mandate of the previous year. Helen O'Bannon assures Governor Thornburgh that the process will soon be accelerated.

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Letter from L. Steuart Brown of Delaware County ARC to Governor Richard Thornburgh on the resignation of Robert Nelkin, who had been working under Helen O'Bannon as Special Assistant to the Welfare Secretary. Brown feels that Nelkin's resignation is…

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Response from Governor Thornburgh, who share's Brown's regard for Nelkin. Thornburgh expresses that he is confident in Secretary O'Bannon's ability and compassion for the handicapped citizens of Pennsylvania.

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Letter from Helen O'Bannon to Judge Broderick of the United States District Court on the Commonwealth's attempts to negotiate a schedule for the implementation of the 1978 Court Order.

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Letter to Judge Broderick fom Helen O'Bannon.jpg
Letter from Secretary of Public Welfare Helen O'Bannon to Judge Broderick informing him of Robert Nelkin's appointment as DPW liaison in the Halderman v. Pennhurst case in order to ensure that the court order is carried out.

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Letter from Governor Thornburgh responding to Steuart Brown's request that Bob Nelkin be made Special Assistant on Human Services.

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News article on a press conference held by Helen O'Bannon defending Pennhurst Center and refuting a recent report.

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