COLORADO: Understandable Language

Roy Best, the gnarled warden of Colorado's penitentiary, is one of the toughest in the business. He looks the part and acts it. In fact, when Hollywood did a movie called Canon City, about a big escape from his prison, they got him to play the warden. For more than 20 years, Best, a onetime cowpuncher, has run Canon City's stone prison with an iron fist. He keeps it clean, serves good food, sees to it that both guards and prisoners snap to when he shows up, deals severely with any who get out of line. His...

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