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PBS NewsHour | From Ball and Chain to Cap and Gown: Getting a B.A. Behind Bars | PBS

Duration: 11:00
Program: PBS NewsHour #10118
Broadcast Date: Jul. 26, 2011

What college is tougher to get into than Harvard, Princeton or Yale? Bard College. Not the campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., but the one behind bars in five Empire State prisons. The privately funded Bard Prison Initiative is putting convicts through a rigorous B.A. program that would challenge even the smartest Ivy Leaguers.

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Post Date: July 26, 2011