America is the Prison: Arts and Politics in Prison in the 1970s
In the 1970s, while politicians and activists outside prisons debated the proper response to crime, incarcerated people helped shape those debates though a broad range of remarkable political and literary writings.
Lee Bernstein explores the forc
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