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Prison Bars

Jimmy Hoffa: Reflections on Prison

One of the country’s most enduring mysteries lives on as the search for Hoffa’s remains continues. Less than a year before the infamous Teamster leader went missing, he wrote a personal essay for the Post about his frustrations with prison culture and his efforts to reform the inherently flawed system.  More

America’s Toughest Prison

From 1957: “It’s not being abused while you’re in here—it’s the things you miss. … You have friends on the outside, somebody you can blow off steam to. In here they take that all away from you.”  More