prison

In the Dim Light of North Cell House are Reminders of Death and Destruction
William Recktenwald
The second of three articles from the Tribune published in the Independent, based on Recktenwald's undercover time spent as a guard in Pontiac Prison.
Inside Pontiac Prison, Some Different Crimes are Committed
William Recktenwald
The third of three articles based on the Tribune undercover series at Pontiac prison, published in the Evening Independent.
Three Months After The Riot, Pontiac Prison is Still a Living Hell For Everyone In It...
WIlliam Recktenwald
The Evening Independent published three articles based on or from Recktenwald's undercover series from the Tribune on Pontiac Prison. This is the first of three.
Behind the Bars in the State's Great Prison; Detailed Story of the Inside Workings of the Institution; The Dark Cell Described and the Weighing Machine Pictured; Some of the Once Prominent Men Who Are Temporarily Sojourning There; How Warden Brush and Principal Keeper Comnoughton Rule the Unruly; Punishment Tempered with Mercy; Good Food and Frequent Baths; Compulsory Eduation; Tobacco in the Cells; Most of the Inmates Once Went to Sunday School; Moral Training; What Hard Labor Means; Distinguished Prisoners; Ferdinand Ward; Jachnee; Buddensiek and Others; Modern Theories of Prison Discipline; Horror of the Slow-Passing Days; aD and
Henry Guy Carleton
Reporter's lengthy narrative of his two days in prison.
Charles Howe
Howe describes his experience posing as/working as part of this investigation as guard at San Quentin.
Charles Howe
Howe describes conditions for the 655 women in prison at the California Institute for Women near Chino, the state's only women's facility.
Charles Howe
An overview of the California prison system, which, at the time was the world's 3rd largest after China and the Soviet Union.
Athelia Knight
Judges and corrections officials disagree on the severity of the drug problem at Lorton in the conclusion to the prison series.
Athelia Knight
The third article in the Lorton series examines the double lives and dangerous competition between the shuttle bus drivers to the prison.
Athelia Knight
The second in the series of articles on drug smuggling into Lorton Reformatory.
Six Days in State Prison Through The Eyes of a 'Murderer'
Ben H. Bagdikian
Bagdikian goes undercover as an inmate in central Pennsylvania for six days, after three months of reporting on the prison system from the "outside."
Ben H. Bagdikian
The first article in the Shame of Prisons series is an overview if the major challenges and shortcomings of the American corrections system.
Ben H. Bagdikian
Ben H. Bagdikian's personal assessment of DC's corrections department, written at the conclusion of his series on the subject.
Ben H. Bagdikian
Looks at the then growing number of civil suits against prison administrators, and the conditions allegedly causing them.
Leon Dash
An article outlining and examining the effectiveness of various rehabilitation methods for prisoners in the District of Columbia corrections system, with a focus on halfway houses.
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