CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 02, 1973
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(Studio) Oklahoma State Prison inmates contained but not controlled in prison after riot last week
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(McAlester, OK) Most violent inmates control portion of prison yard, and guards merely watch. Some inmates killed by other inmates this week [REPORTER - asks if situation in prison controlled.] [Catholic chaplin, Father Don BROOKS - says they're controlled since inmates cant get out, but no one can go in, either, because of danger.] Guards fearful. [Guard union president Bobby MARTIN - states 9 guards have quit. Lives at stake.] Physical damage estimates climb into millions. Guards, prisoners, warden and legislature all blame each other for riot.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall
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