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July 11, 2011

Tossing Away The Keys

Produced by
Dave Isay

Prison journalist Wilbert Rideau has a series of conversations with men sentenced to prison for life at Louisiana State Penitentiary - also known as Angola. He takes the listener inside the cells and minds of men who will never experience freedom again. Wilbert Rideau was recently awarded a Polk Journalism Prize that he won in prison but was never able to accept. This classic radio portrait was produced with David Isay.

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