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College behind bars

Burns, Ken, 1953- (presenter,, television producer.). El-Amin, Salimah, (television producer.). Doran, Mariah, (television producer.). Botstein, Sarah, 1972- (television producer.). Novick, Lynn, (television producer, television director.). Skiff Mountain Films, (production company.). Florentine Films, (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).

Summary: Explore the transformative power of education through the eyes of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees, and a chance at new beginnings.

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  • ISBN: 9781531711146
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Widescreen (16x9)
Formatted Contents Note: disc 1. part 1. Nobody ever taught me any of that ; part 2. I'm trying to get home to my family, too -- disc 2. part 3. Every single word matters ; part 4. Home is a work in progress.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Billy Squires, ASC, Nadia Hallgren ; music, Jongnic Bontemps ; editor, Tricia Reidy.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV14.
System Details Note:
DVD; Widescreen (16x9) presentation; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue with optional English and Spanish subtites.
Subject: Prisoners -- Education (Higher) -- Law and legislation
Prisoners -- Education (Higher) -- United States
Genre: Television programs.
Television mini-series.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Niagara Falls. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Niagara Falls Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Victoria 364.8 Colle 38080600076382 Adult DVD Available -

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