A Reporter's Undercover Journey Into the Business of PunishmentBook - 2018
From Library Staff
Investigative journalist Bauer spent four months working as a corrections officer at the private, for-profit America prison in Winnfield, LA, in order to document the daily reality of incarceration in this country.
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"Bauer moved to rural Louisiana in 2014 to work undercover as a guard at the Winn Correctional Center, a privately run prison. He lasted four months before his deception was discovered, but that turned out to be more than sufficient to write a searing exposé for Mother Jones, which earned hi... Read More »