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Prison reform

Season 2 Episode 29 | 25m 14s

While its known for its high number of executions, Texas is taking the lead on an innovative treatment plan to keep former prisoners from committing new crimes. The goal is to build fewer prisons and, by some accounts, has already saved the state billions. Anchor Jeff Greenfield interviews Adam Gelb of the Pew Center on the States about how lawmakers in other states are embracing prison reform.

Aired: 03/29/12

Expired: 03/30/17

Rating: NR

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