CRIME: Stone Upon Stone

(See front cover)

When a barked shin itches, it is healing. Barked were the shins of state and national government last summer by four major prison riots. Itches to state and Federal authorities were the disclosures, following the riots, that prisoners were herded in quarters scandalously inadequate. Worst sufferer was New York State, with two fierce outbreaks, at Auburn and Dannemora (TIME, Aug. 5).

Last week to Albany, at the summons of Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt, went New York State's prison experts to consider methods of salving...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!