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American Agenda (Crime: Prison Boot Camp) #132179

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 13, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Continuation of the third anniversary series of American Agenda reports introduced.

(Bushnell, Florida: Beth Nissen) Reinvestigation of prison boot camps featured; scenes shown from Florida prison's pioneering program to discipline young offenders. [Teen cocaine dealer Tony KILPATRICK - reacts; talks about returning to criminal ways.] [Program designer turned critic Lee VALIER - says follow-up is needed.] [University of Maryland professor Doris MacKENZIE, New York commissioner of corrections Thomas COUGHLIN - talk about prison boot camps and recidivism.] The benefits of the boot camp program cited. [Boot camp grad Walter HARRISON - backs program.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's segment mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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