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The Problems of Rehabilitation (click on title to listen to program, please. )

Date:1968-09-04
Length: 59:03 minutes:seconds
Del Shields, (Host) ; Kenny Jackson, (Guest)
Kenny Jackson was a spokesman for The Fortune Society, a New York City-based nonprofit organization providing support to the formerly incarcerated. Jackson had served 4-1/2 years in New York prisons. He was advocating for real rehabilitation services in New York prisons. The Fortune Society is still active. Some of the services it offers include help with finding housing and jobs, adjusting to civilian life and educational opportunities. It was founded by David Rothenberg in 1967 as a result of his experience at Rikers Prison while researching for the play "Fortune and Men's Eyes."
Topics: Criminal justice; Prison reform; Radio programs; Rehabilitation
ID: NC0072

Reforming our Prisons and our Prisoners (click on title to listen to program, please. )

Date:1968-12-27
Length: 61:20
Del Shields, (Host) ; Rick Cluchey, (Guest)
Recording opens with pre-show orientation between Shields and Cluchey. Rick Cluchey was convicted of armed robery at the age of 21. In was introduced to acting while in San Quentin and helped to form a prison theater workshop. His participation in the group assited in getting out of prison. Cluchey later became an actor and interpreter of Beckett's work. The program discusses the options offered and not offered in prison which can impact a person's life.
Topics: Criminal reform; Prison reform; Radio program
ID: NC0152