Video and Multimedia
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Video 1: Eastern State Penitentiary
Description: This C-SPAN video takes students on a tour of the first penitentiary opened in the United States.
Video 2: Tocqueville in Auburn
Description: This C-SPAN video describes Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont’s visit to the Auburn Penitentiary in New York.
Audio 1: Babylon
Description: The early ancient law of Hammurabi that was derived in the city of Babylon.
Audio 2: What’s It Really Like to Work in a Prison Goat Milk Farm? We Asked Inmates
Description: Modern prison farming systems are explained from the perspective of inmates.
Web 1: Criminal Justice System Flowchart
Description: This flowchart demonstrates the sequence of events occurring in the criminal justice system from crime through corrections.
Web 2: Pennsylvania Prison Society
Description: This is the website for the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which was originally the Philadelphia Society for Alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons originally founded by Benjamin Rush, the Quakers, and other reformers in 1787.