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Gabe liked his job working for Morning Glory Dairy, but a job as a prison guard offers high pay and excellent benefits. Source: P.O.V. - Prison Town, USA

Gabe liked his job working for Morning Glory Dairy, but a job as a prison guard offers high pay and excellent benefits. Source: P.O.V. - Prison Town, USA

In the small town of Susanville, Northern California, more than half the working adults are employed by the prison system. In our special collaboration with public television’s P.O.V., directors Katie Galloway and Po Kutchins take us to “Prison Town, USA”. They explore how the prison industry affects correctional officers, their families and the whole community.

Featuring:

Mike O’Kelly, owner of Morning Glory Dairy; Gabe Jones, employee at Morning Glory dairy; Danette Jones, Gabes wife; Dawayne Brasher, prison guard trainee; Jennifer, wife of inmate; Susanville city council members; various High Desert correctional officers; various residents of Susanville.

Making Contact Crew:
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Producer: Andrew Stelzer
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Associate Director: Khanh Pham
Interns: Aubrey Green and Elena Botkin-Levy
Co-Producer for this show: Paul Bieber

Prisontown, USA film produced by:
Katie Galloway
Po Kutchins

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To see the film:
www.pbs.org/pov/pov2007/prisontown/

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