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Prison Violence #293864

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1984
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(Studio) Latest outbreaks of prison violence nationwide listed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Dallas, Texas) Extensive violence in Texas prison system examined; films shown. State said having highest rate of inmate death in nation [INMATE - describes psychological impact on prisoners.] History of violence in Texas prison system, by guards as well as inmates, reviewed. [INMATE - preferred former system.] System's training program for guards described. [State board of prisons spokesperson Robert GUNN - feels state is in difficult phase; explains.] [INMATE - doesn't think authorities can control situation.]
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Rather, Dan;
Teichner, Martha

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