Crime and Punishment in America

Crime and Punishment in America
Type TV Special
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Documentary, Historical
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
James McDaniel Narrator Narration 120790 1000001
Julio Martinez Publicity publicist(KCET) 120789 29000001
Synopsis
Traces the history of American criminal justice and examines the dominant morality in various eras of American history, from the 17th century to the present. Based on the work of a scholar of criminal justice history, Lawrence M. Friedman.
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