A sound portrait of the "Angola Rodeo," a day when prisoners at the Angola state penitentiary put on a rodeo with all the "fixings" of a carnival midway. Produced by Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva of the Kitchen Sisters.
Author Charlie Newton has been writing about cops for years. He writes fiction (police thrillers) and his books have done well. So one day he got an idea; Why not teach cops to write stories themselves, about their own lives? He started teaching a fiction course at the Chicago Police Department.
As happens to thousands of people every day, Gabriel Silverman had his bike stolen. But days later on Craigslist, he found a description of a bike which was suspiciously like his own. He decided to make an "offer" on the bike, just to see if it was his.
Serena Nunn was nineteen years old when she was arrested in a drug bust. Her boyfriend was the dealer, but she got sixteen years behind bars. After she was released from prison, she graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in the spring of 2006. Also in this show: Immigrating To The U.S.