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Searching for Justice: Life After Lockup

PBS NewsHour Cast
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L-R: William Brangham (Correspondent); Stephanie Sy (Correspondent and PBS NEWSHOUR West Anchor); Nick Schifrin (Foreign Affairs and Defense Correspondent); Lisa Desjardins (Capitol Hill Correspondent); Geoff Bennett (Chief Washington Correspondent and PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND Anchor); Judy Woodruff (Anchor and Managing Editor); Amna Nawaz (Chief Correspondent and Primary Substitute Anchor); John Yang (National Correspondent); Nicole Ellis (Digital Anchor) and Jeffery Brown (Chief Correspondent for Arts, Culture and Society).

Premieres Monday, April 18, 2022 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV + On Demand

Amna Nawaz and PBS NEWSHOUR present “Searching for Justice: Life After Lockup,” a documentary that follows four people who spent time incarcerated and reveals the challenges they faced after they were released.

The documentary is part of the NEWSHOUR’s ongoing reporting on the barriers that formerly incarcerated people face once they are released — reconnecting with family and friends, finding a place to live, holding a job and staying out of jail or prison.

FULL Documentary: Life after Lockup

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