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The Prison Show is a unique radio chat fest discussing the Texas criminal justice system, that has aired on Houston’s Pacifica radio station KPFT 90.1fm weekly since March 1980. Join us as we talk about Cops, Courts, Jails, Prisons, Probation, Parole, and just Life in general! The program airs Friday night at 9 p.m. - central time

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Bill Habern and Richard Gladden

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With Memorial Day approaching, this Friday we will remember Veterans that have died while incarcerated and Veterans that were friends or family members of those incarcerated. We will go to the phones for shout-outs starting at 10.

Dr. Ana Yáñez-Correa with the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition will be calling in to discuss the Sunset Commission report and we may hear from Representative Borris Miles to discuss "Official Oppression" following the... more

The report from the Sunset Commission on TDCJ was issued on Monday, so we'll kick that around a bit, and hear from Ed Davis about Camp Good News, and visit with a student interested in prison reform! Join Us!

It's a First Friday, so as usual we will go to phone calls early... But be sure to tune in as we welcome a possible new staff member! You don't want to miss it!

Its the fourth Friday and that means we address our Veterans Issues! Lynda Greene will join us with this months installment of issues affecting incarcerated Veterans - Join Us!

Sometimes life just tends to interfere! Other than comments by Linda Graybill, Legal Director of the ACLU Texas during the Sunbelt Prisons Symposium, I have no idea what we're having on the show tonight! So join us, You can be as... more

Tonight we will visit with Maurice C. a dedicated volunteer in the AA programs in TDCJ about his book, God is at the Meeting! We will also hear the words of Mr. Ernest McMillan as he spoke at the Sunbelt Prison Symposium... Join us!

Tonight we will go to phone calls aearly as usual, but first we will hear from Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson as she discuses her experiences with the prison system!