VII-"A Brutal Beating In the Kern Jail" - Pierre Salinger - San Francisco Chronicle

VII-"A Brutal Beating In the Kern Jail" - Pierre Salinger - San Francisco Chronicle

In the Pre-Dawn, a Man is Marked Up for Life

by: Pierre Salinger | publication date: February 3, 1953 | Publication: San Francisco Chronicle | pages: 1

A man, moaning loudly somewhere outside my cell block, woke me suddenly that Saturday night in the Kern County Jail at Bakersfield.

In the seventh and final installment to the California Jails Expose series, Chronicle reporter Pierre Salinger describes being woken by the screams of a man being beaten before going on to detail the inmates' morning ritual at Kern County Jail at Bakersfield.

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