MPB Classics

The Parchman Trials (1978)

01/01/2022 | 58m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

After a series of violent acts, lawsuits were filed over unsafe and unconstitutional living conditions at Parchman Farm. The rights of prisoners, the armed trusty system, and the future of the penitentiary hang in the balance. Based on true events.

Aired: 01/01/22

Rating: NR

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