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Season 3, Episode 1 Through the Wire

First Aired: June 26, 1990

A provocative documentary about three female convicts who served time in an underground prison in Kentucky. The three prisoners were convicted of politically motivated “nonviolent” crimes, and charge they were subjected to inhumane conditions. Susan Sarandon narrates.

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  • Premiered: July 5, 1988
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