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Attica Riots / Prisoner Treatment #219534

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 30, 1971
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(Studio) 3 alleged ringleaders of Attica riots testify with regard to treatment.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Buffalo, New York) Security tight. Warden Vincent River Mancusi says he relieved 8 guards from duty due to their emotional state. Attorney William E. Hellerstein asks about inmate leaders Warden says 50 placed in segregation. Inmate Frank Lott told of being stripped and beaten. New York Dep. Attorney General Robert E. Fischer asked him if he was in emotional state and if allowed to see attys. Lott couldn't identify guards by name. Inmate Roger Champen describes mistreatment. Inmate Herbert X. Blyden won't name guards for fear of retaliation. Judge John T. Curtin to decide outcome.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) Lott says he saw companion, the late Elliot James L.D. Barcley, dine after uprising. New York assemblyman Arthur Eve said same thing Wednesday Prison representatives says Barcley killed as riot put down.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:02:40

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