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Prisoners go back to jobs after long work stoppage

By WITH ANALYSIS FROM MONITOR CORRESPONDENTS AROUND THE WORLD EDITEDDEBRA K. PIOT / April 10, 1980



Nearly all prisoners involved in a month-long work stoppage at the Marion Federal Penitentiary -- the nation's toughest prison -- were back at their jobs Tuesday, without their demands being met. Inmates quit working to seek closure of the prison's control units, better food, and more telephone, television, and visitation privileges.

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