ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 16, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) This week's closer look at the issue of rape in prison introduced; Stop Prisoner Rape statistics cited.
(New York: Dan Harris) The torture of men in prison featured; details given of the view of American prisons as "sexual jungles." [Ex-con Terry Max COOK - describes being gang raped in prison with nowhere to turn.] [Harvard University criminologist James GILLIGAN - talks about the prison system that allows "victims."] [Raped inmate Matthew ROLEN - says prison officials do not care about the inmates.] [Texas department of corrections Larry TODD - wants documented proof.] [Former Texas prison guard Johnny VASQUEZ - recounts the prison response to rapes.] [COOK - says he was tortured for 22 years.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tomorrow's segment previewed.
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