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Eric Lotke talks about his new novel and the need for prison phone justice

by Peter Wagner, December 29, 2014

In this new video, our Board President, Eric Lotke talks about his new novel, Making Manna and the connection to the struggle for prison phone justice and the Prison Policy Initiative:

Peter Wagner is Executive Director of the Prison Policy Initiative. (Other articles | Full bio | Contact)



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