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How Obama left his mark on the criminal justice system

Clip: 01/10/2017 | 14m 26s

President Obama has commuted the sentences of more federal prisoners than any other president, and he’s on track to leave far fewer federal inmates in federal prison since the 1960s. Hari Sreenivasan offers a look through the life of a former prisoner. Then William Brangham gets an assessment from Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post and former Florida attorney general Bill McCullum.

Aired: 01/10/17

Rating: NR

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