NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 13, 1975
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(Studio) Florida prisons so crowded some prisoners being placed in tents outside prison walls.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Florida state prison) [PRISONERS - react negatively to temporary hsing. facilities.] Reasons for overcrowding include 30% increase in Florida crime and more criminals caught and sentenced. [Supt. reception center James GODWIN - admits rehabilitating programs not functioning well because of overcrowding.]
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff
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