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Engineering supermax prisons

Author: Pip GilmourNoah NicholesBill LattanziRodd HoustonDiscovery Channel (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prisons today have to deal with violent prisoners that refuse to obey the rules. In an effort to protect the staff and other inmates engineers have had to design and build high-tech super-maximum security units. Examples shown of the new SuperMax Prisons include California's Pelican Bay Prison and Massachusetts' Souza Baranowski Prison.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pip Gilmour; Noah Nicholes; Bill Lattanzi; Rodd Houston; Discovery Channel (Firm); Powderhouse Productions.; TLC (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Discovery Channel University.
OCLC Number: 57508458
Notes: "Discovery Channel University"--Container.
Performer(s): Narrator, Rodd Houston.
Description: 1 videodisc (54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: a Discovery Channel Production ; produced by Powderhouse Productions by TLC ; produced and directed by Pip Gilmour, written by Noah Nicholes, edited by Bill Lattanzi.

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Prisons today have to deal with violent prisoners that refuse to obey the rules. In an effort to protect the staff and other inmates engineers have had to design and build high-tech super-maximum security units. Examples shown of the new SuperMax Prisons include California's Pelican Bay Prison and Massachusetts' Souza Baranowski Prison.

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