Prisons in the U.S.

    We take a look at the country’s prison system. Why are so many incarcerated and is it worth the high cost? Our guests are ADAM GELB, Director of the Public Safety Performance Project for the Pew Center on the States. and MARIE GOTTSCHALK, Professor of Political Science at the Univeristy of Pennsylvania. She is author of “The Prison and the Gallows: The Politics of Mass Incarceration in America. Listen to the mp3

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