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California / Prison Lockdown #635531

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 23, 2000
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(No location given: Forrest Sawyer) The situation at California's Pelican Bay State Prison, designed to isolate the system's worst inmates, featured; scenes shown of the exercise yard which has become known as the "gladiator ring" where gang fights take place. [Several INMATES - describe violence and murders.] [Associate warden Theresa SCHWARTZ - talks about the prison gangs and factions.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Further coverage of the race war inside the California prison system on MSNBC noted.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Forrest;
Seigenthaler, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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