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Inside Canada's prisons [videorecording] /
produced and distributed by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
imprint
Toronto : CBC, c2000-c2001 ; Vancouver : B.C. Learning Connection [distributor], 2004.
description
1 videodisc (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
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imprint
Toronto : CBC, c2000-c2001 ; Vancouver : B.C. Learning Connection [distributor], 2004.
publisher #
Y8Q-01-02
contents note
[pt. 1.] [Prison system overview] / Brian Stewart ; [First-timers] / Alison Smith ; Women behind bars / Anna-Maria Tremonti ; [Guards/correctional officers] / Diana Swain -- [pt. 2.] How lifers do the time / Ralph Benmergui ; [Minimum security prisons] / Wendy Mesley ; Biker gang members at the Leclerc Institution / Mark Kelley ; [Special handling unit] / Peter Mansbridge.
credits note
Producer: Tamar Weinstein ; Editor, Avi Lev.
performer
Host: Peter Mansbridge.
abstract
Presents eight documentary reports that try to expose the myths and explore the realities of Canada's prison system. An audience of experts, politicians, correctional staff, victims representatives and inmates comment on and discuss each report after viewing, and have a final debate at the end.
language note
Closed-captioned.
catalogue key
8304697
date/place of event
A CBC Television and CBC Newsworld three-hour special broadcast "CBC News Big picture : inside Canada's prisons" broadcast live on April 3rd, 2001, from Collins Bay Penitentiary in Kingston, Ontario.
technical details
DVD.

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