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James Lee Burke, Solitary Confinement, Children's Hajj

  • Aired: 10/11/2013
  • 25:45
  • Rating: NR
We look into some of the ethical challenges raised by solitary confinement in prisons; visit best-selling Catholic crime-novel writer James Lee Burke at his home in Montana; and replay our 2012 story about a mock hajj for Muslim American children in Virginia as this year's annual pilgrimage to Mecca approaches.
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Catholic writer James Lee Burke; Ethics of solitary confinement; Children's Hajj
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