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Crime File, Private Prisons
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directed by W. P. Fowler; produced by Christopher Koch, in Crime File (Rockville, MD: United States. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice, 1990), 29 mins
A discussion of the pros and cons of allowing private business to own and operate prison systems for the government.
directed by W. P. Fowler; produced by Christopher Koch, in Crime File (Rockville, MD: United States. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice, 1990), 29 mins
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In Gandhi's Footsteps: Kiran Bedi
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directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
Kiran Bedi, a small woman with a huge mission, has been compared to Mother Theresa and Mahatma Gandhi. She is, in fact, a police woman-- and a reformer. Kiran Bedi has worked in the most dangerous and violent parts of Indian society and has found non-violent solutions. She believes that police should help prevent...
directed by Oystein F. Rakkenes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2007), 50 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board New Hampshire
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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), 48 mins
Three prison inmates face New Hampshire's Parole Board. The prisoners include a former state Assistant Attorney General who caused a scandal when stolen artwork, antique furniture, and rare books were found in his office; a former prostitute arrested for drug possession who now says that she's clean and sober; and...
directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 48 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: West Virginia
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produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 1 hour 30 mins
This documentary, part of the Investigative Reports series from A&E, explores the lives and futures of some of the possible parolees from the Huttonsville Correctional Center in West Virginia. Narrated by Investigative Reports host and producer Bill Kurtis, this program shows several of the pending parole cases, i...
produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 1 hour 30 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Kentucky State Reformatory
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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), 1 hour 12 mins
Viewers watch as inmates at the Kentucky State Reformatory go through the parole process. Steve Robert Galloway, serving a 6-year sentence for shooting his ex-wife, surprisingly tells the board that he does not want to be paroled. Antoine Yelverton, jailed on charges stemming from the shooting of his best friend,...
directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 1 hour 12 mins
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Investigative Reports, Parole Board: Vermont
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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, 2002), 43 mins
Three inmates convicted of a wide variety of crimes face the Vermont Parole Board.
directed by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992; produced by Brent Pierson, fl. 1992, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2002), 43 mins
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New Gulag
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directed by Kari Mokko (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 41 mins
In the United States there are five thousand prisons and one and a half million prisoners. The prison system already costs thirty billion dollars per year to maintain and will escalate as stiffer sentences and tougher treatment are being demanded for criminals. Some estimate that half of all Americans will be inca...
directed by Kari Mokko (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 41 mins
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Prison for Kids
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directed by Patrick Charles-Messance and Axel Charles-Messance (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 45 mins
In a Phoenix, Arizona penitentiary, Sheriff Joe Arpalo has initiated an extremely controversial deterrent for juvenile delinquency, called "Smart Tents." It involves incarcerating children who have broken the law in a real prison for two days, to show them what they could become as adults if they don't clean up th...
directed by Patrick Charles-Messance and Axel Charles-Messance (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 45 mins
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Biography, Gary Gilmore: A Fight To Die
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produced by Andrew D. Berg, fl. 1993, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 53 mins
All western democracies have abolished the practice of capital punishment, calling it barbaric and cruel, with the exception of the United States. In 1977 Gary Gilmore was put to death after a period of ten years without any executions in the U.S. He was a juvenile delinquent grown in to chronic criminal who spent...
produced by Andrew D. Berg, fl. 1993, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 53 mins
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Crime File, House Arrest
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directed by W. P. Fowler; produced by Christopher Koch, in Crime File (Rockville, MD: United States. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice, 1990), 29 mins
A discussion of the use of house arrest as an alternative to probation and imprisonment. Major discussion centers on the Community Control system set up in Florida.
directed by W. P. Fowler; produced by Christopher Koch, in Crime File (Rockville, MD: United States. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. National Institute of Justice, 1990), 29 mins
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