CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 06, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Dallas, Texas: Harry Smith) Texas's prison overcrowding examined as illustrating nation's problem in general; details given, scenes shown. [Sheriff Don CARPENTER - describes situation.] [National Institute of Corrections director Ray BROWN - notes scope of national problem.] Efforts of individual states (listed) reviewed. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Ira GLASSER - accuses pols. of selling quick fix to public.]
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