Byline: Charles Howe; 1971-02-22; San Francisco Chronicle;
"California has 13 penal facilities that house rhw majority of the 24,000 men and women convicted of major crimes. Aside from China and the Soviet Union, California operates the largest prison system in the world. . ."
Description:An overview of the California prison system, which, at the time was the world's 3rd largest after China and the Soviet Union.
Rights: Copyrighted, used with permission.