CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 01, 1973
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(Studio) United States court orders Virginia prison chief, W.K. Cunningham, to pay $21,000 in damages to 3 former convicts. Judge Robert Merhige says Cunningham directed and agreed to cruel and unusual punishment for inmates such as bread and water diets, extended periods solitary confinement and arbitrary use of tear gas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
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