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Dr. Homer Venters on "Life and Death in Rikers Island"

Clip: 04/12/2019 | 15m 14s Video has closed captioning.

Alicia Menendez sits down with Dr. Homer Venters, a man who was once one of the top doctors in Rikers Island, one of New York City’s most violent jails. Now, his book “Life and Death in Rikers Island” exposes the extreme health risks for inmates and staff, in a jail where brutality and abuse have become commonplace.

Aired: 04/12/19

Rating: NR

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