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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.

Series: Special Assignment
Date: Undated
Reporter: Melodie Wilson
Film Segment: 10
Film Reel: SR155
Duration: 00:03:00
Soundtrack: Magnetic
B/W or Color: Color
Positive/Negative: Positive
Condition: Good
Script: No
Citation: [ CREATE A BRIEF TITLE BASED ON SUMMARY PROVIDED ], undated, Special Assignment, Milwaukee Journal Stations Records, Milwaukee Mss Collection 203, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives Department.
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