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  • Washington Journal Jim McGreevey Discusses Prison Reentry Programs
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    Jim McGreevey on Prison Reentry Programs

    Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey (D) talked about his work with a New Jersey non-profit focused on helping former inmates successfully transition to life outside prison. He spoke via video uplink…

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  • Opioid Epidemic and PostPrison Reentry
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    Opioid Epidemic and Post-Prison Reentry

    State officials and Oxford House staff and residents about post-prison reentry programs around the country and the role Oxford House plays in housing people formerly incarcerated. Oxford…

    103 views
  • After Words with Danielle Allen
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    After Words with Danielle Allen

    Professor Danielle Allen talked about her book Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A., in which she examines mass incarceration through the lens of her cousin Michael A., who served 11 years…

    794 views
  • Virginia Governor Calls for Criminal Justice Revolution
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    Criminal Justice Reform

    Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) talked about criminal justice reform efforts in his state at a Brookings Institution forum on the topic. In his remarks the governor said, “It is time for a criminal justice…

    709 views
  • Private Prisons
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    Private Prisons

    Panelists talked about private and public prisons and their impact on incarceration and society. Mother Jones sent reporter Shane Bauer, who was part of the panel discussion, to Louisiana…

    71 views
  • Paul Butler Discusses emChokeholdem
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    Q&A with Paul Butler

    Professor Paul Butler talked Chokehold: Policing Black Men, his book on the American criminal justice system and its impact on African-American men.

    1,233 views
  • Countering Violent Extremism Part 2
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    Countering Violent Extremism, Part 2

    Islamic religious leaders and scholars talked about the radicalization process that occurs in prisons. This program was part of a day-long forum on combating violent extremism among Muslim…

    572 views
  • emBecoming Ms Burtonem
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    Becoming Ms. Burton

    Susan Burton talked about her book Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women. In her book, she recalls her journey from incarceration to becoming…

    699 views
  • emGod In Captivityem
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    God In Captivity

    Tanya Erzen talked about her book, God in Captivity: The Rise of Faith-Based Prison Ministries in the Age of Mass Incarceration, about the history of faith-based programs in prisons and the role of religion…

    166 views
  • emBlood in the Waterem
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    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. This event was part of the Chicago Tribune Printers…

    1,452 views
  • emCity of Inmatesem
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    City of Inmates

    Kelly Hernandez talked about her book, City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771-1965. This interview, conducted on the campus of the University of…

    327 views
  • emAnatomy of Innocenceem
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    Anatomy of Innocence

    Laura Caldwell and Leslie Klinger talked about their book Anatomy of Innocence: Testimonies of the Wrongfully Convicted, in which they present the stories of 14 exonerated inmates. Each of…

    469 views
  • Washington Journal Jessica Pishko Discusses Resentencing of Juveniles Serving Life in Prison
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    Jessica Pishko on Juvenile Life Sentences Without Parole

    Jessica Pishko talked about her recent investigation and subsequent article in The Nation on the re-sentencing of juveniles serving life in prison. This program was part of a “Washington…

    220 views
  • Washington Journal Kevin Johnson Discusses Security at Federal Prisons
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    Kevin Johnson on Security at Federal Prisons

    Kevin Johnson talked about his USA Today story about a lack of security personnel at federal maximum security prisons.

    315 views
  • emLocked Inem
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    Locked In

    Professor John Pfaff talked about his book Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration-and How to Achieve Real Reform, in which he examines the impact of criminal justice reforms on…

    268 views
  • emIncarceration Nationem
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    Incarceration Nation

    Incarceration Nation was one of the second-place high school central division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Mary Sier, a senior at Royal Oak High School in Royal Oak,…

    126 views
  • Heather Ann Thompson Discusses emBlood in the Waterem
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    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, in which she recalls the Attica prison uprising that took place at the…

    1,248 views
  • Washington Journal Bernadette Rabuy Discusses Mass Incarceration in the US
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    Bernadette Rabuy on Mass Incarceration in the U.S.

    Bernadette Rabuy talked about her Prison Policy Initiative group’s recently released report on the 2.3 million people incarcerated in the United States.

    1,987 views
  • Washington Journal Carl Takei Discusses Private Prisons
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    Carl Takei on Private Prisons

    Carl Takei talked about the Justice Department’s decision to reverse course on an Obama administration plan to phase out private prisons.

    501 views
  • Washington Journal Anne Kim Discusses the Cash Bail System
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    Cash Bail System in the U.S.

    Anne Kim talked about her article in Washington Monthly on the cash bail system and its impact on U.S. communities. This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting…

    328 views
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