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American Prison: Interview with Shane Bauer

Bay Area Book Festival Podcast - July 04, 2019 16:00 - 54 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
After being detained in a notorious Iranian prison, Shane Bauer returned to journalism and took on an astonishing assignment: to go undercover as a guard in a private prison in Louisiana. His book “American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment” was one of Pres...

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Shane Bauer's Undercover Reporting from Inside a Private Prison

Library Talks - April 21, 2019 10:00 - 45 minutes ★★★★ - 276 ratings
Going undercover as a prison guard in Winnifield, Louisiana, journalist Shane Bauer exposes the brutality of for-profit private prison systems, and this country's history of outsourcing criminal punishment in his book "American Prison." This stunning work recently won NYPL's 2019 Bernstein Award...

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Amanpour: William Burns, Evan Thomas and Shane Bauer

Amanpour - March 19, 2019 21:28 - 55 minutes ★★★★ - 475 ratings
William Burns, the veteran U.S. diplomat and author of "The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy" joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Bolsonaro of Brazil and President Trump's press conference at The White House. Author Evan Thomas talks about his book "First: Sandra Day O'Conn...

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Shane Bauer

Town Hall Seattle Civics Series - October 10, 2018 08:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 12 ratings
In 2014, Shane Bauer was hired for $9 an hour to work as an entry-level prison guard at a private prison in Winnfield, Louisiana. There was no meaningful background check, and he used his real name despite his notoriety as an award-winning investigative journalist. Four months later he had seen ...

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Shane Bauer

I Have to Ask - September 14, 2018 14:00 - 33 minutes ★★★★ - 175 ratings
Shane Bauer is a senior reporter for Mother Jones whose new book is  American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey Into the Business of Punishment. He sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss his four months as a guard at a private prison in Louisiana, and what he learned about the American sy...

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I Have to Ask: Shane Bauer

Slate Daily Feed - September 14, 2018 14:00 - 33 minutes ★★★★ - 879 ratings
Shane Bauer is a senior reporter for Mother Jones whose new book is  American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey Into the Business of Punishment. He sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss his four months as a guard at a private prison in Louisiana, and what he learned about the American sy...

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Ep. 4 I Went Undercover with a Border Militia w/ Shane Bauer, Mother Jones

Deep Reporting Journalism Pod - March 30, 2018 18:49 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 2 ratings
Shane Bauer of Mother Jones jumps on the show to discuss his experiences in writing, 'I Went Undercover with a Border Militia.' Here is the link to the story: https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/10/undercover-border-militia-immigration-bauer/ I highly recommend reading the story, THEN com...

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BONUS! Phoebe Robinson, Lindy West, Shane Bauer-Live at Clusterfest

Politically Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell & Hari Kondabolu - July 06, 2017 07:30 - 51 minutes ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
Coming to you LIVE from San Francisco, it’s Politically Re-Active at Comedy Central’s Clusterfest! Joining your favorite hosts on stage are comedian and podcast queen Phoebe Robinson, the brilliantly witty writer (and This American Life favorite) Lindy West, and our favorite undercover ...

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Episode 81 - The Devil In Mother Jones feat. Shane Bauer (2/12/17)

Chapo Trap House - February 13, 2017 01:01 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 7K ratings
2017 Magazine of the Year Award-winning journalist Shane Bauer (@Shane_Bauer) joins us to talk about the protests in Berkeley, his work embedding with rightwing militias, and his time spent as a prisoner in Iran. We took the award from him and now we are award-winners. Here are some of Shane's a...

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Private Prisons with Shane Bauer

Politically Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell & Hari Kondabolu - June 30, 2016 10:00 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
We still have a show!Mother Jones journalist Shane Bauer joins hosts W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu to talk about his recent and crazy article about working as a guard at a private prison in Louisiana for four months. You may recognize his name as one of the American hikers held in an ...

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Bonus Episode: Shane Bauer

Longform - June 27, 2016 18:18 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
Shane Bauer, a senior reporter for Mother Jones, spent four months working undercover as a guard in a private prison. “The thing that I grappled with the most afterward was a feeling of shame about who I was as a guard and some of the things that I had done. Sending people to solitary confineme...