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Prisoner Research

Frank Hatfield
JAMA. 1974;229(13):1720-1721. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230510012004.
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To the Editor.—  Dr. George Bach-y-Rita's "The Prisoner as an Experimental Subject" (229-45, 1974) presumes a knowledgeability of prisoner interests that I find presumptuous. This sort of insight has become the favored stance of those "liberals" who pose as friends of the poor convicts. The media have failed in their journalistic duty to seek out the prisoner and discover his own views about an area so important to him.I am a prisoner and have participated in the medical research program here at the California Medical Facility (CMF) for the past three years. This institution, like so many penal and correctional institutions across the country, in reality is a microcosm of the free world. The average intelligence of the prisoners who participate in the medical research program is above average for the free society.All medical programs at CMF are subjected to close professional scrutiny by a variety of panels,

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