NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 24, 1979
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(Studio) Report with regard to Illinois Stateville Prison at Joliet introduced
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
(Joliet, Illinois) Stated that street gangs virtually control Stateville Prison. [Illinois Governor Jim THOMPSON - intends to take prison back from inmate control.] Actions of state police of Illinois and prison guards described. Situation last fall described and file tape shown. [Uniden. prison OFFICIAL - says he feels that most inmates want the gangs broken up.]
REPORTER: Jim Cummins (WMAQ-TV newstape)
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