PBS Online Film Festival

2014 Festival | Calls from Home

Season 2014 Episode 20 | 6m 9s

Produced by WMMT in Whitesburg, Kentucky, "Calls from Home" is a weekly radio show that broadcasts messages from friends and family of those incarcerated in the prison system of Central Appalachia. Seven penitentiaries have been built in the region in the last 20 years. "Calls from Home" gives family members - many of whom live hundreds of miles away - a chance to connect with their loved ones.

Aired: 06/15/14

Rating: NR

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