On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
ACLU vs. Ohio Prisons over Inmate Letters
A legislative oversight committee and the American Civil Liberties Union are locked in a dispute over whether making public letters of complaint from prisoners threatens the inmates’ lives.
The ACLU says, allowing outside groups access to inmate letters helps assure that prisoner concerns are heard. The legislative oversight committee says releasing the letters puts the inmates at risk of retaliation.