NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 27, 1971
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(Studio) Poignant moment in higher education at Western State Correctional Institute prison.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Allegheny Cnty. Community College graduates 6 prison inmates from 2-yr. school. [Convict Harry RUDGE - says many inmates not able to attain status in life; sees college program as opportunity.] [Mr. and Mrs. Neil MURPHY - say didn't mind letting Rudge stay in home as part of program; Rudge made them aware of many things taken for granted.] Rudge to be paroled next month; start at 4-yr. school in summer.
REPORTER: Lou Davis
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