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New York / Prison Break / Palmer / A Discussion (Part I) #1085620

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jun 25, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Owls Head, New York: Alexandra Field) The investigation into the New York state prison break with an emphasis on the guards & what tools guard Gene Palmer gave escapees Richard Matt & David Sweat in exchange for information about other inmates examined; Palmer 2002 interview quoted. [CNN producer Shimon PROKUPECZ@- recounts Palmer's reaction to what had happened.] The charges against Palmer discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former deputy warden Ed Gavin & North County Public Radio Brian Mann about Palmer & prison life. [MANN - talks about the relationships between inmates & guards & how common it is for prisoners to do work within the prison system.] [GAVIN - questions Palmer's actions as a sworn officer; wonders about Matt's paintings given to inmates.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Field, Alexandra
Duration:
00:11:00

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