CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 24, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Nashville, Tennessee) Reaction in Tennessee to Judge Thomas Higgins' ban on admitting further inmates to state's prison system examined; background to controversy reviewed. Scenes shown. [Corrections commissioner Stephen NORRIS - will comply with court order.] [Deputy sheriff B.J. SMITH - cites predicament faced by sheriff depts.] [Deputy Billy LYNCH - doesn't feel local government is responsible for state department of corrections.] [Governor Lamar ALEXANDER - hopes to help county jails.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
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