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Obama Visits Federal Prison In First Trailer For ‘Fixing The System’ Doc

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Original Article by DANIEL NUSSBAUM

The first trailer for the new HBO-Vice documentary collaboration Fixing the System, in which President Obama visits a federal prison and meets with several of the inmates, debuted online Friday.

Breitbart News reported in July that President Obama would become the first sitting president to visit a federal prison when he took a trip to the El Reno federal penitentiary in Oklahoma.

In the first trailer for the program, Obama can be seen visiting with several inmates as he discusses criminal justice reform.

The first trailer for the new HBO-Vice documentary collaboration Fixing the System, in which President Obama visits a federal prison and meets with several of the inmates, debuted online Friday.

Breitbart News reported in July that President Obama would become the first sitting president to visit a federal prison when he took a trip to the El Reno federal penitentiary in Oklahoma.

In the first trailer for the program, Obama can be seen visiting with several inmates as he discusses criminal justice reform.

Hillary Clinton To Call For ‘End To The Era Of Mass Incarceration’ In Major Speech

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Original Article By  Huffington Post

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton will deliver a major speech on criminal justice reform Wednesday, calling for fundamental changes to how the United States punishes its citizens and an end to a system that disproportionately targets black men.

Clinton is scheduled to keynote the 18th Annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum at Columbia University Wednesday morning. It will be her most significant policy address since she launched her 2016 presidential bid this month.

Clinton will lay out her vision for criminal justice reform, centering around an “end to the era of mass incarceration,” according to an aide who provided a preview of her remarks. Those changes include addressing probation and drug diversion programs, increasing support for mental health and drug treatment and pursuing alternative punishments for low-level offenders.

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