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New York / Prison Uprising #526244

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 10, 1983
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(Studio) Tentative settlement reported reached in Sing Sing prison uprising in Ossining, New York.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Ossining, New York) Current status of hostage incident examined; films shown. Governor Mario Cuomo said taking hard line on inmates' demands. [Prison spokesperson Lou GANIM - won't respond to demands until hostages are released.] [Guards union president Robert SLATTERY - notes overcrowding and lack of activities for prisoners.] [Inmate's mother Shirley OWNEY - recalls son's warning that prison would erupt.] Surrender of 4 inmates yesterday mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Norma Quarles

(Studio) Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, Lucky Luciano, Willie Sutton recalled once inmates at Sing Sing.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Quarles, Norma

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