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This edition: Asha Bandele, Drug Policy Alliance/Author "Prisoner's Wife"

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 23, 2015.

First aired: June 24, 2015.

Asha Bandele, author of "The Prisoner's Wife" talks about the effect of policies of the "prison industrial complex" on the economy of a community and on the lives of the incarcerated and their families. Technology in private prisons substitutes "virtual visits" for face-to-face visits between prisoners, families and their loved ones.

Guest List

Asha Bandele Director, Advocacy Grants Program, "The Prisoner's Wife", Drug Policy Alliance, Author