Frontline Video on Solitary Confinement

While our Lenten Compact is concluded, the issue of mass incarceration and corrections in the US has not gone away.  Recently, PBS showed a Frontline documentary called “Solitary Nation”.  It is a very disturbing (and difficult to watch) look at the effect of solitary confinement on inmates–some of whom have been locked in the Special Housing Unit for over a year.  Watch the video online at  Frontline has numerous articles that relate to the issue.

On April 29, Frontline will present “Prison State”–a look at mass incarceration.  Check your local PBS station listing for details.


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