ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 16, 1984
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REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(DC) Lorton prison's cooking school featured. [Founder Isaiah JOHNSON - thinks school teaches professional skills enabling inmates to avoid return to prison.] [Inmate "Big James" FISHER - takes pride in work; mentions his convictions.] [Gerald Coleman BAY - comments on his crimes.] Capitol Hill Club mentioned hiring Lorton graduate Johnny Ruffin. [RUFFIN - praises school.] [Club manager Ted MILLER - praises program.] No. Lorton inmates hired by Miller cited. [MILLER - notes his own father died in prison, was unable to get job while free.] [Alvin CARROLL - praises his job with Miller.]
REPORTER: Dean Reynolds
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