Rikers

Bill Moyers Introduces Rikers: What's Next

Clip: Special | 2m 12s Video has closed captioning.

Bill Moyers reflects on the notorious record of Rikers Island Jail and the critical factors including investigative journalism, civic activism and political leadership that has resulted now in a growing consensus to close the jail.

Aired: 03/12/18

Rating: NR

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RIKERS is a production of Schumann Media Center, Inc. and Brick City TV LLC in association with Public Square Media, Inc. Produced by Marc Levin and Mark Benjamin, with producer …

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Rikers: An American Jail

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Rikers: An American Jail

The United States is facing a crisis of mass incarceration with over 2.2 million people packed into its jails and prisons. To understand the human toll of this crisis, Rikers Island is a good place to start.

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