XIII-"Behind Prison Bars: Prison Turmoil" - Jim Brewer - San Francisco Chronicle

XIII-"Behind Prison Bars: Prison Turmoil" - Jim Brewer - San Francisco Chronicle

More Violence At Quentin -- Convict Slain

by: Jim Brewer | publication date: March 12, 1971 | Publication: San Francisco Chronicle |

". . .The violence remained centered in the mammoth east block of the prison, scene of five other knifing incidents within a 24-hour period Monday and Tuesday. Despite the attacks, about 1600 men from two cell blocks were allowed out of their cells yesterday in the 3200-inmate prison, and authorities said those men would remain on an 'unlock' status unless trouble developed among them. . ."

An article about the continued violence at San Quentin Prison, where one person was killed and four others injured in just a 24-hour period.

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