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After 20 Hours in Solitary, Colorado’s Prisons Chief Wins Praise

CAÑON CITY, Colo. — The cells where inmates are kept in solitary confinement at the state penitentiary here are 7-by-13-foot boxes arranged in semicircular tiers. When the warden, Travis Trani, heard that Rick Raemisch, Colorado’s new chief of corrections, intended to spend a night in one of them, he had two reactions. [read the full story here]

New York Times, Thursday, January 1, 1970
Tags: Prison Conditions & Corruption, Colorado

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