Texas Inmate Abuses

— Host John Ydstie talks with Jason Spencer, a reporter with the Brazosport Facts...the newspaper that broke the story of alleged inmate abuses at a Texas prison. The tape showing guards kicking inmates, using stun guns and allowing a German shepherd to attack a prisoner. Texas frequently houses prisoners from other states...at least one state has announced it will remove its inmates.



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