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Mexico / American Prisoners / Drugs #219126

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 01, 1971
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(Studio) Some purchasing marijuana in Mexico getting jailed.

(Hermosillo, Mexico) 70 inmates of Sonora Prison Americans held for marijuana possession. [Unidentified American INMATES - tell of being arrested, stiff penalties.] About 300 Americans being held in Mexico on drug charges. [American prisoner PAUL - says cell decorations items left by those released from prison.] No parole for sentences over 5 yrs, [US consul general Elmer YELTON - says Americans in Mexico subject to Mexican law, justice.] [Sonora Prison inmates JOHN and HOLLY - tell of being arrested, questioned; allowed to visit from 10-3:30 Wednesday and Sunday]
REPORTER: George Natanson

Hart, John;
Natanson, George

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