More and more, Americans see themselves as victims, with our misfortunes being everyone's fault but our own. ABC's John Stossel explores this phenomenon in a unique program looking first at those who file gratuitous lawsuits or abuse government programs. Next he examines the unforeseen consequences of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Finally, does victim mentality do more harm than actual racism? 1994/color/50 min/NR.
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Whenever Lois Pile hits the road, she also thinks she's hitting people on the road. She truly believes this. Lois is constantly looking around, checking the mirrors, anticipating a catastrophe that never happens. Lois' real problem is not her driving. Instead, Lois suffers from an illness, a form of obsessive compulsive disorder 'harming obsession,' and in her case, Lois is afraid she's going to run someone over. ABC News speaks to several OCD sufferers who have a chemical imbalance that manifests in intrusive thought patterns. This "20/20" show contains the following additional stories: Vigilante HeroTexas StandoffWhen sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
Diana, the Princess of Wales, had been divorced from Prince Charles for just a year. She was dating Dodi Al-Fayed, the son of Egyptian billionaire and owner of the British department store Harrods, Mohamed Al-Fayed, when a Paris weekend took a tragic turn. An automobile accident claimed their lives and that of a chauffer who was later found to have been drinking before taking the wheel. ABC News takes you back to August 31, 1997, during the Labor Day holiday weekend in the United States, when the world first heard reports of a car accident involving Princess Diana. Coverage picks up six days later, as the whole world mourned and Princess Diana's funeral procession made its way through the crowds lining the streets of London. Peter Jennings and Barbara Walters cover the events of the day with commentary from royal biographers Sarah Bradford and Andrew Morton. It culminated with the funeral service at Westminster Abby.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
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