Book Discussion on Fish

T.J. Parsell talked about his memoir Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in a Man’s Prison, published by Carroll and Graf. He described his… read more

T.J. Parsell talked about his memoir Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in a Man’s Prison, published by Carroll and Graf. He described his first-hand experiences as a victim of prison rape. Mr. Parsell is currently the president of Stop Prisoner Rape. He talked about testifying before Congress in support of the Prisoner Rape Elimination Act of 2003, which provided for a commission to hold hearings and issue standards, in an attempt to hold corrections officials responsible for rapes that happen on their watch. The author answered questions from Ms. Stemple and the audience members. close

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Book Discussion on Fish

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Public Affairs Event
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Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Dec 30, 2006
Last Aired:
May 29, 2007

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  • Dec 30, 2006 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 31, 2006 | 12:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 12, 2007 | 4:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2007 | 2:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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