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Attica Riots / Hearing #454638

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 06, 1971
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(Studio) Judge John T. Curtin rules order to restrain Attica prison guards from abusing prisoners unnecessary.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Buffalo, New York) Assistant New York Attorney General David Richmond says New York Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller wrote to Justice Department asking for federal monitors to protect inmates. Convicts' attys., Prof. Herman Schwartz and others, had asked for this. Curtin says most of inmates' complaints occurred on day riot crushed. Convicts' attys. lost effort to overrule Rockefeller's appointed of ex-Judge Robert E. Fischer, now Dep. Attorney General, to study both sides of rebellion. [FISCHER - says all acts in retaking of yard to be reviewed.]
REPORTER: Bob Teague Artist: Stephen Cohen

Chancellor, John;
Teague, Bob

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