Tuesday, July 29, 1997

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  • PRISON RIOT

    Two weeks ago in Rome, New York, hundreds of guards from prisons across the state were forced to respond to what appears to have been a major prison riot involving hundreds of inmates who, for a while, controlled the prison.

  • BLACKS AND JEWS

    Tonight Point Of View (POV), the PBS showcase for independent non-fiction film, will air Blacks and Jews, a documentary which explores the shared history of conflict and cooperation between the two communities.

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