"'Shame of County'" - Pierre Salinger - San Francisco Chronicle

Degradation in Stinking Cells

Byline: Pierre Salinger; 1953-02-05; San Francisco Chronicle; pages 1

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". . .Lieutenant Jim Gibbons, who is in charge of the jail, turned to me and said: 'One thing we do here is feed well. There's about nothing else you can say for the place' . . ." 

Description:In a supplementary article to the California County Jails Expose, Chronicle reporter Pierre Salinger visits (not undercover) Santa Clara County Jail at San Jose, known as the worst jail in California.

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San Francisco Chronicle article titled, "'Shame of County': Degradation in Stinking Cells." Written by Pierre Salinger.