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Private Prisons #98432

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 16, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Houston, Texas) Tennessee's consideration of private firm running state prison system examined as illustrating nationwide problems with prisons. [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - criticizes premature release of felons due to overcrowding. [National Institute of Justice director James STEWART - favors private prison concept.] [Silverdale Detention Center director Dennis BRADBY - comments.] Econs. involved outlined. [BRADBY - notes advantages of private enterprise.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Ed KOREN - fears private firms will adversely affect prisoners.] [INMATES - praise privately-run prison.]

Jennings, Peter;
Quinones, John

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