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Age of Incarceration

Since 1970, the U.S. prison population has grown from under 200,000 convicts to more than 1.5 million. When local jails are included, the number… read more

Since 1970, the U.S. prison population has grown from under 200,000 convicts to more than 1.5 million. When local jails are included, the number of people behind bars in the U.S. totals 2.3 million. Jennifer Gonnerman, participating by remote access from New York City, talked about the social and financial implications of incarcerating 25% of the world’s prisoners. She also responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Program ID:
280410-7
Category:
Call-In
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 12, 2008 | 8:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2008 | 4:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 12, 2008 | 8:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2008 | 11:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2008 | 4:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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