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Bastøy Prison from the air
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For two years, criminal justice advocate Baz Dreisinger traveled the world, touring prisons in nine different countries, which she w

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8:12
Barbed wire
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Most of us will never know what life in prison is really like. It’s mostly off limits to the public and to many in the press, b

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10:44
Attica Prison entrance
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The Attica Prison riot is remembered as one of the bloodiest and savage of its kind, but a new history is challenging that fami

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14:29
Prison bars
Airdates: 
April 28, 2018

Most of us will never know what really happens behind bars. Prisons are generally off limits to the public and press, but several new...More

Kameel Stanley and Tim Lloyd of "We Live Here"
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Two St. Louis podcasters take the conversation about race to a national level. 

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10:40
Historical photo of the St. Louis Arch
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Edward McPherson on The Legacy of the St. Louis Arch.

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5:11
Live in St. Louis
Airdates: 
March 03, 2018

We’ve all had them—the big, significant, transformations that take your life in a new direction. And even though those gateway moments present new and exciting opportunities, they are almost always by definition uncomfortable.More

Bob Hansmen
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One professor crosses St. Louis’ racial divide.

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9:46
Street arrow
Articles

The leading researcher of forgiveness breaks down cognitive steps to letting go of trauma.

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10:38
Fall leaves

Richard Blanco’s poem begins the day after the November election, as he struggles to make sense of a new political mood.More

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