The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

The Mountain Echo – January 1991 - January 1991

  • Name:The Mountain Echo – January 1991
  • Date:January 1991
  • Institution: Mission Medium Security Institution
  • Topics: Crime Causation-Correlation, Educational or Vocational Training, Health-Physical, International issues, Mental Health, Parole/Mandatory Release,
  • Release Description:

    The imminent Persian Gulf War starts off this issue by looking at America’s stand against Saddam Hussin versus that of the international worlds stand against him. From there, there are articles touching out such subjects as parole eligibility rules, reading and it’s effects on recidivism, predicting criminal behavior through toxic metals in the blood stream, and prisoners paying GST but not getting the refund. Issues involving hearing impairment and the selection criteria for living skills are also looked at.

    KEYWORDS: Persian Gulf War, Illiteracy, GST Refunds, Living Skills, Inmate Committee Election

    Coded by: Joe Lanaway