In these first two segments, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.
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.