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Criminal Sentencing

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Why does the US have so many people in prison—2.3 million Americans at an estimated cost of $80 billion a year? Correspondent Tim O’Brien goes to Dearborn County, Indiana, which has one of the highest incarceration rates in the US, to see why the country leads the developed world in the number of people serving long prison terms.

Aired: 11/18/16

Rating: NR

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