Behind the Walls
By Houston Chronicle
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Behind the Walls is an insider view beyond the razor wire and red tape of the Texas criminal justice system. Chronicle reporter and ex-con Keri Blakinger and former Texas prisons union president Lance Lowry explore jails, prisons, and the darkest places in criminal justice.
||CleanEpisode 2: Judge Elsa Alcala: The death penalty in Texas and sticking with the GOP ... it’s complicated||In her seven years on the state's highest criminal court, ex-Judge Elsa Alcala became best known as the voice questioning capital punishment, even in the state most enamored of it. In this "Behind the Walls" interview, the recently retired judge - who..||1/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: A first night in prison is not like you imagine — or, why do Texas prisoners eat green hot dogs?||From the first night in prison to a Thanksgiving spread, join reporter Keri Blakinger and longtime corrections officer Lance Lowry as they talk about life behind bars, untangle stats about the number of so-called “violent” offenders and discuss...||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Keri for prez
Great story teller with a great story telling the important stories re: prisons, Texas type
A view from inside
You want to know what it's like in there? Listen to Keri. She's been there.