Ambassador Patrick Lucey Part 4 A-Roll
Melodie Wilson is reporting on the American prisoner population in Tijuana that totals 65, and notes that the Mexican authorities prohibit the media to interview in jails. Highlighting issues confronting Ambassador Lucey on Mexico and Latin America, she interviews Americans incarcerated at La Modelo prison in Bogota, Bolivia. Speaking from a garden inside the grounds, she interviews them about the justice system, harrassment, extortion, and hardships of being imprisoned foreigners. Footage inside the prison and cells. Her visit coincides with congressional legislation on the 1977 prisoner transfer treaty under the Carter administration. Lucey served as Ambassador to Mexico from July 19, 1977 to October 31, 1979.