Prison Town, USA


Subject:
California: Law , Prisons/Prisoners

Description:
Companion website to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) P.O.V. documentary that "tells the story of Susanville, California, one small town that tries to resuscitate its economy by building a prison -- with unanticipated consequences." Includes video clips, updates on some of the people featured in the documentary, filmmaker interview, lesson plan, and annotated links to resources about U.S. prisons, the "three strikes" law, and prison reform.

Publisher:
American Documentary, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/pov/pov2007/prisontown/


PID= res:lii-23778