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Attica State Prison #17139

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 17, 1971
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(Studio) Congress committee , investigating Attica prison rebellion, meets with New York Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Attica, New York) Few inmates' lawyers allowed to enter prison. [Unidentified LAWYER - says no information available from prison officials.] Question whether inmates had guns again in doubt; of 6 funerals for slain hostages, only 1 actually buried; others returned to funeral home.
REPORTER: David Snell

(Buffalo, New York) Memorial service held for slain inmates. [Reverend Phil LEWIS - prays for others who will die unless something done.] Funeral for inmate Willie West held.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Studio) 4 doctors report inmates saying some shot while lying on ground or while trying to run.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Jackson, Gregory;
Reasoner, Harry;
Snell, David
Duration:
00:05:20

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