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A prisoner speaks about the recent lockdown at Auburn, a maximum security penitentiary in Auburn NY. He also speaks about abuses during his 3 years at Upstate, a supermax prison in Malone NY.
Producer: Dee
Uploaded by: Dee
Phone interview - Unfortunately there is some background noise (picked up from both the prison and the receiver's end) and the overall audio quality isn't the best.

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00:51:42 English
 Auburn NY/Montreal
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Intro + guards planting weapons in prisoners' cells; lockdown at Auburn; segregation (the box); fines handed to prisoners; prisoners' jobs and slave wages; how the media reported on the lockdown at Auburn  00:21:17  64Kbps mp3
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Shicon speaks about being in Upstate, a supermax prison, where he was incarcerated for 3 years prior to being transferred to Auburn; He describes what is a SHU; explains what is the extraction technique and a vegetable loaf given as punishment  00:13:15  64Kbps mp3
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Shicon speaks on disproportionate numbers of Black and Latinos in prison; the poor going to prison; on PIC; and the monopoly of MCI telephones in prisons; the war on drugs; how outside communities can help prisoners.  00:17:10  64Kbps mp3
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