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Prison Rehabilitation #17870

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 07, 1972
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(Studio) Prison reform to train prisoners for work when released featured in story on boxer.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Columbia, SC) Bobby Lee Hunter, 7th grade drop-out, in trouble for street fighting, sent to correctional school for manslaughter at 17. Now National AAU fly-weight champion, veteran Pan American games, candidate for 1972 olympic team. [Director, State Corrections Department, William LEEKE - describes state rehabilitation program to turn out high school graduates and skilled workmen.] Hunter works in prison laundry, shares inmate routine. [HUNTER - expresses pride in self.] [Corrections officer Ray SATTERFIELD - says Hunter's success gives other inmates incentive to work; thinks Hunter a "great guy".]
REPORTER: Steve Bell

Bell, Steve;
Reasoner, Harry

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