The Press: Matter of Intention

To find out what life was like inside a Long Island jail, Newsday Reporter Don Kellerman, 25, tried a risky—but sure—method of getting firsthand information. He got himself arrested on a burglary charge (TIME, Nov. 3), and while in jail gathered material for a Newsday series which touched off an investigation of the Suffolk County jail and brought Kellerman the "Distinguished Service Award" of the New York Bar Association. But Kellerman's plan also had a less desirable byproduct: he was indicted for burglary. Last week County Judge Fred Munder set aside the indictment...

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