Eastern State Penitentiary

Nick Gillette gave a tour of the world’s first penitentiary, opened in 1829 by the state of Pennsylvania. The prison was a new experiment… read more

Nick Gillette gave a tour of the world’s first penitentiary, opened in 1829 by the state of Pennsylvania. The prison was a new experiment in reform of criminals and was copied all over the world. After many years of decay and security problems, the prison was closed in 1971 and became a museum. close

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Eastern State Penitentiary

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Program ID:
325546-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
May 09, 2015 | 11:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 25, 2019 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 09, 2015 | 11:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2015 | 2:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2015 | 6:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2015 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2015 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2015 | 11:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2015 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2015 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2015 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 24, 2019 | 10:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2019 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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