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2001 Stories by Jennifer Gonnerman

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  • Remembering Attica

    published September 4, 2001

    The history of the 1971 rebellion at Attica state prison has been written and rewritten, edited and censored, distorted and forgotten. Everyone... More >>

  • New York’s Bean Counter

    published August 28, 2001

    Sweaty commuters surging out of the Carroll Street subway station in Brooklyn on a recent Monday evening encountered Alan G. Hevesi, three of his... More >>

  • Standing Guard at the Revolving Door

    published August 7, 2001

    Mike Taylor decides people's fates from a tiny second-floor room at 119 West 31st Street in Manhattan. Every Thursday, a few dozen people stop in... More >>

  • Tulia Blues

    published July 31, 2001

    TULIA, TEXAS—Only a few years ago, Mattie White liked to sit on the front porch of her one-story house. In the park across the street,... More >>

  • Parole Call

    published June 5, 2001

    At 7:30 a.m. last Thursday, Sabrina Drayton performed one of the basic duties of her job as a parole officer: visiting a prisoner's family to... More >>

  • Father Frank's Crusade

    published May 22, 2001

    Pro-life activists in tuxedos and gowns streamed into the Waldorf-Astoria hotel one evening late last month for the annual Proudly Pro-Life Award... More >>

  • The Education of a Juror

    published May 15, 2001

    Paula Thomson never could have predicted that she would someday crusade on behalf of an accused drug dealer. But on May 8, there she was, standing... More >>

  • Girls’ Exodus

    published April 24, 2001

    Robert "Apache" Paschall arrived at Basketball City 90 minutes late. By then, 21 teenage girls were waiting for him at the Chelsea gym, their... More >>

  • Anatomy of a Prison Murder

    published April 3, 2001

    In the summer of 1999, New York's prison officials opened a sleek new penitentiary on the outskirts of Malone, a tiny town 15 miles south of the... More >>

  • Seizing the Spotlight

    published March 13, 2001

    When Randy Credico is feeling bored or angry or anxious, he stands outside Brooklyn State Supreme Court and hollers at strangers. "Read about the... More >>

  • Free to Be Deported

    published January 23, 2001

    Julie Colon never planned on becoming an activist. But two years ago, when her mother sent her a newspaper clipping from prison about a new group... More >>

  • Mixed Bag

    published January 23, 2001

    The good news rippled down the aisle of the bus as it headed along the highway from Albany to New York City on January 3. Drug prisoners'... More >>

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