NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 09, 1980
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(Studio) New Mexico prison riot recalled; current prison population of United States mentioned. MD said ordered by court to reduce prison overcrowding; details given
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(Jessup, MD) Baltimore prison conditions examined; films shown [MD secretary of public safety Gerald KAMPKA - comments on situation.] Prisoner complaints listed. [INMATES - comment.] Reaction by residents of Jessup, MD, chosen as site for another prison reported; details given., [Resident Robt SCRUGGS - comments.] Proximity of Hebron home to prison already noted [Hilda HEBRON - comments.] [KAMPKA - comments.] Dilemma faced by MD officials, under court order to improve conditions, outlined.
REPORTER: Rebecca Sobel
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