Inmates from several Alabama state prisons take a math class at J.F. Ingram State Technical College. The campus becomes a medium-security facility when the students arrive. Dan Carsen/WBHM hide caption

toggle caption Dan Carsen/WBHM

Budget Cuts Threaten A Unique Alabama Prison Education Program

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/342249911/342652039" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Attorney Samuel Leibowitz, confers with seven of the defendants in the Scottsboro rape case in 1935 in Alabama. Thursday, a judge pardoned the remaining three men who hadn't already been pardoned. AP hide caption

toggle caption AP

Bradley Byrne won the GOP nomination in Alabama's 1st Congressional District. Phillip Rawls/AP hide caption

toggle caption Phillip Rawls/AP

Republican Dean Young (above) is backed by the Tea Party. He faces Bradley Byrne in a special runoff election Tuesday to fill Alabama's 1st Congressional District seat. Phillip Rawls and Campaign of Dean Young/AP hide caption

toggle caption Phillip Rawls and Campaign of Dean Young/AP

Sen. Ted Cruz, worked a rare Senate overnight shift as he kept up a lengthy diatribe against Obamacare (with many digressions.) Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP