Transcendental Meditation as Prisoner Probation

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Reporter Shula Newman reports on an effort by some judges in St. Louis to get prisoners to learn transcendental meditation as a condition of their probation. While the judges and others say the results have been overwhelmingly positive, some civil libertarians object.



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