Incarceration in the Late 20th Century

Professor Dan Berger talked about the U.S prison system in the late 20th century and the politics behind it. He spoke about how mass… read more

Professor Dan Berger talked about the U.S prison system in the late 20th century and the politics behind it. He spoke about how mass incarceration arose in response to the unexpected ways prisoners joined in the Civil Rights and Black Power movements of the 1960s and 1970s. He also described the role of activist prisoners, such as George Jackson, whose prison letters were published and shed light on problems with the justice system. close

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Incarceration in the Late 20th Century

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Program ID:
403958-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Bothell, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2016 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 25, 2019 | 7:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 30, 2016 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 01, 2016 | 12:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 08, 2016 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 09, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2019 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 25, 2019 | 7:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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