Created Equal: Of Prison and Politics (Episode 3)

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created-equal_logoBeing “tough on crime” is politically popular. But does it make communities safer? In 1971 a prison uprising in New York state opened the door for President Richard Nixon and Governor Nelson Rockefeller to push for harsh drug laws with lasting repercussions.

From WDET, here’s episode 3 of Created Equal: Of Prison and Politics.

Listen to Episode 1, The Kiss.
Listen to Episode 2, Jacking The Media.