The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

C.B. Diamond – July 1953 - July 1953

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This issue contains an article dispelling prisoner stereotypes and highlighting the various activities prisoners engage in for personal growth and development.  Another article criticizes the building of a new “Alcatraz” prison at Millbrook.  The importance of physical and psychiatric examinations before sentencing is also examined.  There is a lengthy article from Alcoholics Anonymous discussing social drinking, as well as several pages covering the success of the Red Cross Blood Drive held at Collins Bay.  Note page 38 of this issue is missing

KEYWORDS: “deterrent” sentences, probation, Ticket-of-Leave Act

Coded by: Nicole Arbuckle