Season 32, Episode 15 Prison State
First Aired: April 29, 2014
A look at mass incarceration in the U.S. through the prism of a housing project in Louisville, Ky., where many residents have done time. One has been in and out of prison for 40 years; a 15 year old faces juvenile detention due to persistent truancy; and another, a Vietnam veteran, suffers from addiction issues and PTSD. Included: the efforts of Mark Bolton, the city's director of corrections, as he tries to move inmates back into the community.
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- Premiered: January 1, 1983
- Rating: None
- Premise: Investigative news program featuring in-depth documentaries. (more)