NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1978
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(Studio) Prison riot on Sunday in Reidsville, Georgia, state prison, possibly sparked by Saturday riot at Illinois prison, reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Reidsville, Georgia) Details of riot given. [State prison commission spokesperson David EVANS - says investigations show no causes for riot given nor demands made.] Riot at Pontiac, Illinois, prison mentioned. Governor George Busbee's meeting with prison officials described. Court orders to segregate dorms stated.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez
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