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Frontline

As PBS’ premier public affairs series, FRONTLINE’s stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human, social and political experience.

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Tue., April 22, 2014
10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Solitary Nation  

The use of solitary confinement in American prisons is examined via the stories of inmates living in isolation, the prison officers who keep them locked in; and a warden who is re-thinking the practice.

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Tue., April 22, 2014
10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Solitary Nation  

The use of solitary confinement in American prisons is examined via the stories of inmates living in isolation, the prison officers who keep them locked in; and a warden who is re-thinking the practice.

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Thu., April 24, 2014
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Solitary Nation  

The use of solitary confinement in American prisons is examined via the stories of inmates living in isolation, the prison officers who keep them locked in; and a warden who is re-thinking the practice.

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Thu., April 24, 2014
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Solitary Nation  

The use of solitary confinement in American prisons is examined via the stories of inmates living in isolation, the prison officers who keep them locked in; and a warden who is re-thinking the practice.

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Tue., April 29, 2014
10:00 pm
(90 minutes)

Prison State  

A look at mass incarceration in the U.S. through the prism of a housing project in Louisville, Ky., where many residents have done time. One has been in and out of prison for 40 years; a 15 year old faces juvenile detention due to persistent truancy; and another, a Vietnam veteran, suffers from addiction issues and PTSD. Included: the efforts of Mark Bolton, the city's director of corrections, as he tries to move inmates back into the community.

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Tue., April 29, 2014
10:00 pm
(90 minutes)

Prison State  

A look at mass incarceration in the U.S. through the prism of a housing project in Louisville, Ky., where many residents have done time. One has been in and out of prison for 40 years; a 15 year old faces juvenile detention due to persistent truancy; and another, a Vietnam veteran, suffers from addiction issues and PTSD. Included: the efforts of Mark Bolton, the city's director of corrections, as he tries to move inmates back into the community.