Book Discussion on The Big House: A Supermax Security Prison

Mr. Bruton talked about his book The Big House: Life Inside a Supermax Security Prison, published by Voyageur. Mr. Bruton,… read more

Mr. Bruton talked about his book The Big House: Life Inside a Supermax Security Prison, published by Voyageur. Mr. Bruton, the former warden at the Minnesota Correctional Facility - Oak Park Heights from 1996-2001, described the operations of a super-maximum security prison. He discussed managing a prison and some of the prisoners he has known. He related the importance of maintaining authority in a maximum security prison while simultaneously maintaining respect for the inmates. Mr. Bruton answered questions from members of the audience after his discussion. close

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Book Discussion on The Big House: A Supermax Security Prison

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Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
First Aired:
Dec 25, 2004
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2006

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  • Dec 25, 2004 | 2:34am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 26, 2004 | 2:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2005 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 2005 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2006 | 6:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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