Byline: Charles Howe; 1971-03-09; San Francisco Chronicle; pages 14
". . .Robert Thompson, the head of Vacaville's reception center, sees the problem this way: 'These men,' he said of Fred and his comrades, 'have failed at everything they've ever done. They failed in school; at their marriages; at raising their children; in the Armed Forces. And the fact they are here indicates they failed at crime' . . ."
Description:A second article about Vacaville Medical Facility, the first stop for California convicts, where they undergo extensive psychiatric screening before being placed in a penitentiary.
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