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The Big House

Genre: Documentary, History

The most infamous prisons in the United States.
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Auburn

(First Aired: May. 29, 2003)
Liberal prison reformers found the State Penitentiary in Auburn, N.Y.
  • Fri 6/3
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 152
  • CINHD
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  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
  • 152
  • CINHD

Colorado State

(First Aired: Jul. 16, 2003)
Colorado's first state prison in Canon City traces its roots to the days of frontier justice, incarcerating prisoners ranging from cannibal Alfred Packer to a heavyweight boxing contender.
  • Sat 6/4
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 152
  • CINHD
  • Sun 6/5
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 152
  • CINHD

Folsom

(First Aired: Jan. 18, 1999)
Designed for repeat offenders and difficult inmates, Folsom prison opened in 1880 and soon developed a nationwide reputation.
  • Fri 6/10
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 152
  • CINHD
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  • 3:00PM-4:00PM
  • 152
  • CINHD

Leavenworth

The history of the United States' first federal prison at Leavenworth, Kan., known for its infamous inmates and bloody riots.
  • Sat 6/11
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 152
  • CINHD
  • Sun 6/12
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 152
  • CINHD