Talk Nation Radio:Earnest Drucker, A Plague of Prisons  
Series: Title: Sub-title:
Talk Nation Radio  Earnest Drucker, A Plague of Prisons   the Epidemiology of Mass Incarceration in America 
Producer: Program type: Broadcast Restrictions:
dori smith  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Prof. Drucker walks us through the 1733 percent increase in incarceration on drug charges since 1973, and three strikes laws and we learn about the negative impacts overall on inmates, their families, and all of society. Mass incarceration as a health crisis.  Ernest Drucker, Clinical Psychologist, author, new book, A Plague of Prisons  
Notes: Credits:
Ernest Drucker is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Family and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health; Senior Research Associate and Scholar in Residence at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of NY, and on the teaching faculty of the Bard Prison Initiative. He is licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in NY State and conducts research in AIDS, drug policy, and prisons and is active in public health and human rights efforts in the US and abroad.

Produced by Dori Smith
Music by Fritz Heede 
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Transcript, Announcer Script Location Recorded Release Date Language
View Script    09-28-2011  English 
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