Working Undercover As a Private Prison Guard

Original Air Date: 
June 25, 2017
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Most of us will never know what life in prison is really like. It’s mostly off limits to the public and to many in the press, but criminal justice reporter Shane Bauer had a wild idea to gain access: for four months he worked undercover as a guard at a private prison. His resulting expose was recently published in Mother Jones magazine, and in it he details appalling conditions, both for inmates and guards.

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