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April 12, 2022: Opportunities and challenges in Colorado’s prisons; Rethinking American art

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51min 39sec
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Colorado Department of Corrections Director Dean Williams at the Limon Correctional Facility on March 1, 2022.

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With crime on the rise, we talk with Dean Williams, head of the Colorado Dept. of Corrections, about how prisons are responding, from staffing and safety to ensuring inmates are ready for release. Then, the high cost and lack of child care in Metro Denver. Plus, an apology for a dark moment in Denver's history. And rethinking what American art means is the theme of two exhibits at Denver’s Museum of Contemporary Art.