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Congressional Record is a wonderful thing. It gives me an opportunity
to say things. And people occasionally read them.
Incidentally, do you get reprints of your statements from
the Congressional Record?
Sure, there are some out there. Not everything. I probably
use the Congressional Record more than any other member of
Congress. I guess that's it unless you have a question.
I was just going to suggest -- and maybe you want to postpone
this, too -- but you have mentioned Attica, and this brings in
the question of prisons and prisoners.
We'll do that on another occasion, but I am very much
involved in prison reform. I'm a leading exponent of prison
reform. I'll tell you a little story, and then we'll have to
stop, but I don't want to forget the story.
I probably have been into more prisons as an observer than
any member of Congress. I made it one of my matters of great
interest. So I went into the West Side Federal Detention
Center and I went into the Tombs and I went to the Queens County
jail and to the D.C. jail and to Lorton, also to Brooklyn.
So that's a lot. I don't think you'll find very many people
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