Women's Prison USA (2001)

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  • Featuring

    Neil Pearson

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    United Kingdom USA

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  • Women's Prison Alternative


Follows John Ferguson, head of the world's largest private prison firm, Corrections Corporation of America, as he works for a week as a guard at one of his organisation's own women's prisons in New Mexico. He encounters multiple murderers, a security breakdown, and hepatitis in the kitchen.

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