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New Mexico Prison Riot #509121

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 04, 1980
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(Studio) Riot in New Mexico State Penitentiary detailed Atrocities cited. Death toll said 39; expected to rise.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Santa Fe, New Mexico) [PRISONER - complains of being herded in yard like animals.] Gory scenes shown. Horrid deaths cited. [New Mexico Governor Bruce KING - claims death toll less because police did not move in sooner.] Drug deaths noted. Assessing blame said Problem.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

Reporter(s):
Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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