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Atlanta Federal Prison / Senate Hearing #500843

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 29, 1978
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(Studio) Congress committee hearing on situation inside Atlanta federal prison reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Atlanta, Georgia) Details about Senate hearing, headed by Senator Sam Nunn, and allegations of violence and drug abuse in Atlanta federal prison given. [Former inmate J.W. WALTERS - discusses amts. of money he's seen in prison, amts. of heroin and types and numbers of weapons there.] Accusations of drug smuggling against employee John Carroll and another prison employee stated; Carroll's denial noted. [CARROLL - denies lying to committee ] Expected testimony by prison warden reported.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez (WSB-TV newsfilm, Atlanta)

Savitch, Jessica

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