NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 08, 1977
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(Studio) Americans in Mexican jails ask why delay in Mexican-American prisoner exchange, agreed on last year
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Mexico City, Mexico) Exchange might be unconstitutional in US. Executive dir. of ACLU, David Fishlow, has reservations with regard to treaty. [FISHLOW - says it will be 1st time anyone put in American jail for anything other than conviction of American crime.] American prisoners in Mexico say if administration so interested in human rights, they should be going home. Mexican government claims conditions for Americans improved. Santa Marta Penitentiary in Mexico City filmed; but some Americans say life not always as pictured. [Frank ZELLET - describes living conditions in jail.]
REPORTER: George Lewis