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Attica State Prison #219275

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 17, 1971
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(Studio) 4 doctors tell of wounded inmates saying some shot while lying on ground or running from troopers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Attica, New York) Until today, only criminal investigators, trying to build case against rioters, allowed to go into prison; this morning inmates' lawyers allowed to see clients. [Lawyers' spokesperson Prof. Herman SCHWARTZ - says until see conditions under which inmates live, doesn't know what will be asking for.] Prison spokesperson Emerson Moran says no material possibly useful in investigations can be made public.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) Buffalo, New York, black community holds memorial services for inmates.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Buffalo, New York) [Attica observer team member William GAITER - says have come to memorialize those crucified by bullets.] [Victim's sister Mrs. Millicent WILLIAMS - asks for unity among blacks.] Funeral for inmate Willie West held.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:04:00

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