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Prison Murders #307035

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 24, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Represa, California: Richard Schlesinger) Growing rate of prison murders examined; details given, scenes shown. Related statistics outlined on screen. [California corrections spokesperson Robert DENNINGER - cites implications of low conviction rate for inmate murders.] Murders of Theodore Stevenson and James Savage in Folsom cited as exs. [Clara HARRIS - doesn't believe husband's killer is being sought.] [Pat BROWN - blames prison authorities for son's death.] [Dist. attorney John DOUGHERTY - explains low prosecution rate.] [Texas prosecutor David WEEKS - considers basis of Texas program's success.]

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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