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Reuters reporter to discuss America's prisons, Nov. 8

A lecture on "The Crisis in America's Prisons" is set for 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, in 16 Robertson Hall.

Speaking will be Alan Elsner, national correspondent for Reuters News Service and author of "Gates of Injustice: The Crisis in America's Prisons." A journalist for the past 25 years, Elsner reveals the realities of prison life in his 2004 book. Sen. Edward Kennedy called it "a wake-up call for federal, state and local governments across America."

The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs .

Contact: Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601

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