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Prison Systems #284198

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 12, 1982
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(Studio) No. of convicted felons reported growing faster than general population; details given.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Huntsville, Texas) Texas penal system examined. [PRISONER - considers treatment unfit for the dogs.,,] Dangers inherent in overcrowding noted. ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) data on states required to increase size of current prison system noted illustrated on map. [US associate attorney general Rudolph GIULIANI - notes irony of situation.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Alvin BRONSTEIN - uses suitcase analogy.,] Overflow in state jails described, shown. [Texas INMATE - likes camping out.] [Minnesota INMATE - notes psychological impact of prison design.] Texas and Minnesota systems compared., [GIULIANI - thinks prison space should be used by dangerous inmates.] Criticism of warehsing. considered.
REPORTER: Jane Wallace

Spencer, Susan;
Wallace, Jane

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