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USA: Locking up Children

54m 03s

The United States is the only UN member that has not ratified the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, which prohibits sentencing under 18s to the death penalty or life imprisonment without parole. In states like Texas, 10 years olds can be sent to prison and children who commit a serious crime can be tried as adults and incarerated with them. It’s thought there are 10,000 Americans serving life sentences for crimes committed as a children.

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USA: Locking up Children

54m 03s

The United States is the only UN member that has not ratified the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, which prohibits sentencing under 18s to the death penalty or life imprisonment without parole. In states like Texas, 10 years olds can be sent to prison and children who commit a serious crime can be tried as adults and incarerated with them. It’s thought there are 10,000 Americans serving life sentences for crimes committed as a children.

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Prison Dogs

1h 11m

A groundbreaking program allows prison inmates to care for and train puppies as service dogs for injured veterans.

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How to Prepare for Prison

58m 03s

‘How to Prepare for Prison’ focuses on the lives of three vastly different people who are steeling themselves against the daunting prospect of serving prison sentences for the very first time. Shot over three years, the film captures their growing psychological trauma as their children and families face poverty and social shame, and the individuals charged face their fears about violence in prison and whether or not they can survive the loss of freedom.

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USA : Life in a high security prison

56m 59s

In the United States, there are more than 2 million people behind bars. That’s more than anywhere else in the world. 90% of prisoners serve time in one of the 1,700 State penitentiaries. One of them, the Anamosa State Penitentiary, granted us exceptional, round-the-clock access. Here, three quarters of the prisoners have been convicted of violent crimes and serve an average of 27 years. How is the prison managed?

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USA : Life in a high security prison

56m 59s

In the United States, there are more than 2 million people behind bars. That’s more than anywhere else in the world. 90% of prisoners serve time in one of the 1,700 State penitentiaries. One of them, the Anamosa State Penitentiary, granted us exceptional, round-the-clock access. Here, three quarters of the prisoners have been convicted of violent crimes and serve an average of 27 years. How is the prison managed?

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Serial Killers | Tenneson

57m 14s

One fateful night in 1987, in a quiet neighbourhood of Lacrosse, a whole household of three people was wiped out in a matter of minutes. The killer Michael Tenneson, leaves the scene and heads northbound in his victim’s car in an attempt to escape his actions and start a new life. However the missing car raises suspicion and when two more people are killed, the police realize there is a serial killer on the loose.

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Serial Killers | Tenneson

57m 14s

One fateful night in 1987, in a quiet neighbourhood of Lacrosse, a whole household of three people was wiped out in a matter of minutes. The killer Michael Tenneson, leaves the scene and heads northbound in his victim’s car in an attempt to escape his actions and start a new life. However the missing car raises suspicion and when two more people are killed, the police realize there is a serial killer on the loose.

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The scientist, the imposter and Stalin: How to feed the people

54m 34s

Two extraordinary human destinies, caught up in the implacable political machinery of the burgeoning Soviet Union of the 1920s, prey to famine. Based on hitherto unreleased archives, this incredible scientific controversy takes on its full significance at a time when the whole world is wondering how on Earth it can feed the people of tomorrow.

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The scientist, the imposter and Stalin: How to feed the people

54m 34s

Two extraordinary human destinies, caught up in the implacable political machinery of the burgeoning Soviet Union of the 1920s, prey to famine. Based on hitherto unreleased archives, this incredible scientific controversy takes on its full significance at a time when the whole world is wondering how on Earth it can feed the people of tomorrow.

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The scientist, the imposter and Stalin: How to feed the people

54m 34s

Two extraordinary human destinies, caught up in the implacable political machinery of the burgeoning Soviet Union of the 1920s, prey to famine. Based on hitherto unreleased archives, this incredible scientific controversy takes on its full significance at a time when the whole world is wondering how on Earth it can feed the people of tomorrow.

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Nelson Mandela

52m 06s

Nelson Mandela is a shining example of what one man can do to change the world. Born into an oppressive regime, he fought to overcome prejudice and hate to unify a nation. Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa; his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime.

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Serial Killers | Spahalski

56m 45s

After 15 yeas on the run, repeatedly escaping justice, Robert Spahalski does something completely unexpected – he hands himself in and admits to five unsolved murders which have perplexed the police for years. The victims were acquaintances, close friends even lovers of Spahalski, but why did he kill them?

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Serial Killers | Spahalski

56m 45s

After 15 yeas on the run, repeatedly escaping justice, Robert Spahalski does something completely unexpected – he hands himself in and admits to five unsolved murders which have perplexed the police for years. The victims were acquaintances, close friends even lovers of Spahalski, but why did he kill them?

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Police Tactics: The Interrogation

51m 29s

How can a policeman know if a suspect is lying or not? What makes a good interrogation? In America, an estimated 25% of confessions are thought to be false. The old ‘good cop, bad cop’ trick’ is one of the oldest and most famous interrogation methods in the book. Despite its Hollywood status, the overbearing demeanour of one investigator combined with the seemingly supportive nature of another is an real-life method used in getting confessions out of suspects.

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