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    Sunday, 02/11/18

    An inmate finds himself at the center of more than one battle, and he traces his problems back to the real-life nightmare that haunts his family.

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      An inmate finds himself at the center of more than one battle, and he traces his problems back to the real-life nightmare that haunts his family.
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      The survivor of a vicious attack shares his story in the hopes that others will never commit such violence. But for another inmate, it’s too late to turn back the clock.
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    • Sunday, 02/04/18
      With its own zip code, almost 6,000 inmates, and more than 1500 staff members who walk through its gates every morning, a typical day in San Quentin is anything but typical.
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      San Quentin has one of the longest histories of violence. Speedy, a gang member turned informant, helps prison officials by showing how easily weapons can be made.
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    • Sunday, 01/28/18
      Alcohol is not allowed inside Indiana State Prison. But that doesn’t stop the inmates from making it, or correctional officers from confiscating it.
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      With the personal cameras provided by Lockup producers, ISP inmates share their feelings about life behind bars.
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Lockup Cleveland: Blinds

Lockup Cleveland: Blinds

05/07/13 06:01PM

At the Cuyahoga County Correction Center, inmates have to look through a screen and then thick mesh blinds to see outside.  But a bottle of water and a little ingenuity clears things up. watch

Lockup Cleveland: Unit 9D

Lockup Cleveland: Unit 9D

04/25/13 08:00PM

At the Cuyahoga County Correctional Center, housing unit 9D is not so different from all the rest of the open dorms… but it’s reserved for those who might be victimized elsewhere. watch

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