Rikers

Rikers: What's Next? A Conversation

Special | 28m 35s Video has closed captioning.

Bill Moyers explores the costs, concerns and benefits of closing Rikers Island Jail and the proposed new vision for NYC criminal justice with experts: Johnny Perez, Dir of U.S. Prison Program, Nat’l Religious Campaign Against Torture; Michael Jacobson, Fmr NYC Corrections Commissioner now Dir, CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance; and Stanley Richards, EVP the Fortune Society.

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 …

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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