National Prison Rape Elimination Commission

National Prison Rape Elimination Commission

Date: 2009
Creator: National Prison Rape Elimination Commission
Description: The National Prison Rape Elimination Commission was a bipartisan commission created by Congress as part of the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 15601, et seq. The Commission was charged with studying federal, state and local government policies and practices related to the prevention, detection, response and monitoring of sexual abuse in correction and detention facilities in the United States. Upon its creation, the Commission undertook a comprehensive legal and factual study of the impact of prison sexual assaults on federal, state and local government functions and on the communities and social institutions in which they operate. The Commission presented its final Report and proposed Standards on June 23, 2009. The information and resources on this Web site were compiled between 6/04 and 6/09.
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[News Script: Charges filed on negro rapist]

[News Script: Charges filed on negro rapist]

Date: February 2, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about murder charges filed against Tommy Lee Walker, a Dallas man accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a housewife, Mrs. H. C. Parker.
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[News Script: Admits Attack]

[News Script: Admits Attack]

Date: July 12, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about John William Price confessing to the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 14 year old girl.
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[News Script: Funeral]

[News Script: Funeral]

Date: October 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a funeral for Mrs. H. C. Parker, held after she was sexually assaulted and killed by an unknown criminal.
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[News Script: Rape Trial]

[News Script: Rape Trial]

Date: October 7, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Billy Don Jackson going on trial for the alleged sexual assault of a Northside girl.
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[News Script: Rape Trial]

[News Script: Rape Trial]

Date: November 14, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about James H. Howell repudiating a confession for the sexual assault of a Fort Worth woman.
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[News Script: Howell Gets 99 Year Sentence]

[News Script: Howell Gets 99 Year Sentence]

Date: November 15, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about James Henry Howell being sentenced to 99 years in prison for the sexual assault of a Fort Worth woman.
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[News Script: Rape Trial]

[News Script: Rape Trial]

Date: October 9, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the continuation of Billy Don Jackson's sexual assault trial.
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[News Script: Raper]

[News Script: Raper]

Date: November 13, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a manhunt taking place in Houston after a string of assaults take place.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Assault Trial Gets Underway]

[News Script: Assault Trial Gets Underway]

Date: October 28, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the trial of two Fort Worth men charged with sexual assault.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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