20 years later

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Samantha Broun talks to cops, politicians, inmates, and family closest to the crime that changed policy 20 years ago for inmates serving life sentences in Pennsylvania. It's a crime Samantha knows too well, because it happened to her mom.

This story was produced by Samantha Broun and Jay Allison for Transom, and won a national award this November for its excellence in journalism and radio.

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Photo: Samantha Broun testifying in front of a senate judiciary hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 1995.



Ira Glass