The Marc Steiner Show

Solitary Confinement

solitaryJune 26, 2013 – Segment 3

Sarah Childress, reporter for the PBS investigative series Frontline, talks about her recent article on solitary confinement in the United States.  Called Trapped in the Hole: America’s Solitary Problem, it tells the story of solitary confinement at Cresson state penitentiary in Pennsylvania, as well as analyzes the ways that solitary confinement is used nationwide.


Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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