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Commentary (Good News: Prison Revolt Quelled) #18272

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 04, 1972
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(Studio) Lorton Reformatory in Washington, DC successfully handles prisoners' strike.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Inmates go on strike, demand hearing for complaints. Officials set up table, let prisoners gather round; each allowed to speak. [Prisoners express grievances.] [Prison SUPERINTENDENT - says it will be give-and- take administration Won't grant all requests.] Prisoner spokesperson calls off strike as officials prove credibility. Attica situation prevented.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith (narrates) (WMAL-TV)

Smith, Howard K.

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