Making Contact

Making Contact – April 4, 2008

Health care in prisons and jails across the U.S. is in a state of crisis and California prisons are no exception.  State officials claim medical services in California’s prisons meet normal community health care standards.  But prisoner rights activists, lawyers, health care workers and the prisoners themselves have a different story to tell. The life and death of Gina Muniz is one of those stories.

Featuring:  The Family – Grace Ortega, mom; David Ortega, step dad; Larry Muniz, brother; Amanda, Gina’s daughter; Angelina & Larry Jr., Larry’s kids; David Ortega, Gina’s step brother;

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