FRONTLINE

A Total Lockdown

Clip: Season 32 Episode 9 | 39s

Former warden Gary Henman on how a 23-year prison lockdown began at Marion federal prison, which helped set a precedent for the use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons today.

Aired: 04/21/14

Rating: NR

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