In March 2008, North Carolina Governor Mike Easley's administration fired Debbie Crane, the state official who handled News & Observer reporters' requests for public information as they worked on a series about the state's mental health system reform. Watch an interview with Crane and excerpts from Gov. Mike Easley's press conference in response to the paper's investigation into mental health reform.

Footage: Travis Long, Scott Sharpe
Editing: Travis Long

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