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Prisons / Overcrowding (Part I) #319537

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 27, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced. (Vacaville California: Harold Dow) US' exploding prison population featured; details given, scenes shown. [National Council on Crime and Delinquency spokesperson Barry KRISBERG - comments on criminal justice system.] Crime rate and prison population growth graphed. [National Prison Project spokesperson Alvin BRONSTEIN - comments.] California Insts. for Men and Women featured; scenes shown. [Correctional ofr. Alan TERHUNE - comments on dangers of overcrowding.] [INMATES - comment.] [Correctional ofr. Maryanna WHITTED - comments.] [BRONSTEIN - says criminal justice system needs improvement.] NYC's ferry prisons discussed. [New York City Department of Corrections spokesperson Richard KOEHLER - wants to build more prisons.] President Reagan noted suggesting that out-dated military bases be made into prisons. [ME Department of Corrections spokesperson Don. ALLEN - comments on institution] Link of drugs and alcohol to crime rate noted. [INMATE - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Dow, Harold;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:04:50

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