NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Gwinnett Cnty., Georgia) Issue of private companies operating prisons and jails for profit examined; Corrections Corporation of America's operation of Memphis, Tennessee, juvenile facility cited as example [Judge Ken. TURNER - praises private system; explains.] [Company president Tom BEASLEY - notes additional expenses inherent in bureaucracy.] Role of private companies in prison food services and health care discussed. [E.F. Hutton spokesperson Steve BINDER - feels prisons are sound investments.] National Insts. of Corrections' assessment of concept mentioned.
REPORTER: David Hazinski
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