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Crime File, Inside Prisons
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directed by Joseph Camp; produced by Susan Udelson, in Crime File (Rockville, MD: National Institute of Justice, 1990), 29 mins
Discusses the increase in riots and murders within prisons.
directed by Joseph Camp; produced by Susan Udelson, in Crime File (Rockville, MD: National Institute of Justice, 1990), 29 mins
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Frontline, The New Asylums
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directed by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015; produced by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 57 mins
Emmy Nominated! There are nearly half a million mentally ill people serving time in America's prisons and jails. As sheriffs and prison wardens become the unexpected and ill-equipped gatekeepers of this burgeoning population, they raise a troubling new concern: are jails and prisons America's new asylums? FRONTLIN...
directed by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015; produced by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 57 mins
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Investigative Reports, Women In Prison
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produced by Kurtis Productions, Ltd., in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 1 hour 13 mins
The documentary takes a look at women in prison, exploring some of the reasons why they were incarcerated. Discusses how poverty, domestic violence, drug abuse, and sexual abuse contribute to female criminality. Interviews with inmates, prison officials and psychologists highlight the many shortcomings of the curr...
produced by Kurtis Productions, Ltd., in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 1 hour 13 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Kentucky
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directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 46 mins
The parole board considers the cases of a man imprisoned for murdering his infant daughter, a prisoner who led police on a high-speed chase, and an inmate convicted of sexually assaulting a woman he abducted from a shopping mall.
directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 46 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Louisiana
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directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 45 mins
Profiles three prisoners going through the parole process in the state with the highest rate of incarceration in the U.S. Johnny Bryant says he's not the same man who carjacked a woman and shot her four times. Kelly Webb, jailed for drunk driving, says that the death of his son, who was accidentally killed while p...
directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 45 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Wisconsin
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produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 42 mins
The parole process in Wisconsin is examined. Included: cases from a maximum-security prison for women.
produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 42 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Wyoming
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produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 42 mins
The Wyoming Board of Parole considers early release for three violent offenders who have completed their minimum sentences.
produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 42 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Oklahoma
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directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 46 mins
A look at the parole process as seen through the eyes of three inmates going before the Oklahoma State Parole Board. Model prisoner Aaron Cosar, 36, serving a life sentence for first-degree murder, hopes to convince the board that he's a changed man. Michael Sanders, 43, stole copper wire worth only $1,342, but in...
directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 46 mins
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Jailbirds, Episode 3
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directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 28 mins
Life inside New Hall prison in Yorkshire, a closed facility for nearly 400 women, includes pregnancy and motherhood. This programme follows Ivy, a 71-year-old fraudster and Melissa, a 17-year-old heroin addict.
directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 28 mins
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Jailbirds, Episode 5
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directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 30 mins
Life inside New Hall prison in Yorkshire, a closed facility for nearly 400 women is not always behind the fence. Some women have gained the trust of the Governor and are given gate passes.
directed by Christopher Terrill, 1952-; produced by Christopher Terrill, 1952-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Jailbirds, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 30 mins
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