Friday, April 25, 2008

PODCAST: Rikers Island

What do Salvador Dali, John Jacob Astor, Peter Stuyvesant, the Civil War, and a big pile of trash have to do with the world's biggest penal colony? We connect the dots in this history of Rikers Island.

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  1. Only time you would see rekkiers island up close is from a pane flying form lagurida. It is a whole island devoted to a jail. It HAS 2 SEPARATE JAILS ON THE ISLAND.

  2. Ive learned many things from this podcast. Keep up the good work. With power comes great responsibility. Na im just playing. Or am i