Down through the bars.” The picture is illustrative of idleness in prison. Alan Pogue


In February, Charles and Pauline delivered a new release to the Capital in Austin, formally announcing the creation of CURE as a prison reform organization.



Founded by Charles and Pauline Sullivan in San Antonio, TX; CURE was formed as a busing service for family and friends to visit their loved ones incarcerated.

In April 1973, HB 1056 was passed which did away with the "building tender" system; the law passed stated that no inmate could have administrative, disciplinary, or supervisory power over another inmate.


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