Making Contact

Making Contact – Fund Drive Special

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Nationally, American prisons release more than 650,000 people into society every year. That’s equivalent to the entire population of Memphis or Boston. On this edition, producer Aaron Mendelson followed ex-prisoner Kevin Tindall on his journey out of prison.

Special thanks to Claire Schoen and the University of California Berkeley, School of Journalism.

Featuring:  

Gordon Brown, ex-prisoner; Monta Kevin Tindall, ex-prisoner; Jerry Elster, ex-prisoner; Tom Gorham, Program Director Options Recovery Services; Barry Krisberg, Director of Research and Policy and Lecturer in Residence at Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy, UC Berkeley; Debra Mendoza, former parole officer, consultant.