Created Equal: Of Prison and Politics (Episode 3)

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.

Investigations that expose, influence and inform. Emailed directly to you.


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