c. joseph sprague

Mass Incarceration: Ohio's Recidivism Rate

Jul 17, 2014

10 am

In the latest installment of our series on mass incarceration, we'll examine recidivism-- the rate at which prisoners return to prison. Ohio's rate is lower than the national average, which experts attribute to improved risk assessment, case management and transitional programs. We'll talk about what's working and what's not, this hour.

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Freedom Summer: Fifty Years Later

Jun 19, 2014

11 am In the summer of 1964, students from Ohio and across the US gathered with local African Americans in Mississippi to promote black voter education and registration. The movement met with violence and tragedy, but their efforts paved the way for the passage of the Voting Rights Act. This hour we'll look back at Freedom Summer, and the current efforts of Ohio students to continue this brave legacy. Guests