UPDATED February 2010.
A deeply engaging and disturbing feature on "survivors" – individuals who have survived solitary confinement in American prisons.
Photo by Terry Foss, from claireschoenmedia.com
Claire Schoen did a shorter version of this piece for Day to Day (a show NPR canceled earlier this year). It has 9 former prisoners describing their experiences with solitary confinement. Listen here.
Producer: Claire Schoen
Playtime: 28 minutes 58 seconds