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Michigan / Prison Uprisings #277353

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 27, 1981
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(Studio) Situation at Michigan prisons today, following several days of rioting, reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Marquette, Michigan) Yesterday's riots and ensuing destruction at Marquette prison examined; films shown. [Warden Ted KOEHLER - comments on damage.] Prison system's overcrowding and state's financial problems noted. [Prison official James POGATS - thinks Jackson prison is too large.] New prison under construction in Ypsilanti said not opening until September
REPORTER: Don Webster (WJBK-TV film/tape)

Rather, Dan

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