"College Behind Bars" on November 25 & 26

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Explore the transformative power of education through the eyes of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees – and a chance at redemption – from one of the country’s most rigorous prison education programs. The four-hour series is directed and produced by Peabody-Award winning filmmaker Lynn Novick, produced by Sarah Botstein, and executive produced by Ken Burns.

Monday, November 25 & Tuesday, November 26 at 9:00 p.m. on Nine PBS​.

College Behind Bars is supported locally by the Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis.


Racial Equity in St. Louis Conversation at Nine Network

On November 14, 2019, in Nine's Bayer Studio,  a conversation exploring the alignment of local racial equity work with Lynn Novick's docuseries, College Behind Bars, was held. Panelists included Novick, Dyjuan Tatro, Bethany Johnson-Javois and Mary Ferguson.