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California Prisons / Prison Reform #468353

NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 1973
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(Studio) San Quentin prison experiences unrest. New get-tough policies now in effect; prison reform program hurt.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Folsom Prison, California) California recognized leader in prison reform programs. Now, violence outbreaks force tight restrictions back into use. Prisoners forced to remain in cells till wardens, guards etc. decide on troublemakers in prison. [Corrections department Raymond PROCUNIER - says prisons' hopes and desire for hard core prisoners hasn't worked.] Civil Liberties Union challenges get-tough policy. [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Alice DANIEL - says prisoners are locked up on flimsy rumors.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don

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