NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 26, 1976
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(Studio) Mexico and United States signed treaty on prisoner exchange. If Congress approves treaty, 596 Americans in Mexican jails will finish terms in American jails.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(San Diego, California) Mexican prisoners in federal prison here want no part of prisoner exchange. [Prisoner, Roberto CASTENADA - likes treatment in American jails. Mexican prisons have no TV's, allow no drinking, and abide by old rules.] Wardens say few problems with Mexican inmates, because of ways to work off their frustrations. Inmate comments noted. [PRISONER - watched an American in Mexican prison die there in 3 mos. Wants to know why US doesn't investigate conditions there.]
REPORTER: Don Harris