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Jim Zirin's new book The Mother Court is "a story engagingly, articulately and above all lovingly told".
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Jim Zirin speaks with Jeff Smith.

In 2009 Jeff Smith was a PhD, a Missouri state senator, and a rising star in the state Democratic Party. Sentenced to one year and one day in prison for filing a false affidavit in connection with a Congressional primary campaign he had lost almost five years earlier, Smith served his time working in a warehouse at a medium security federal prison. He tells Jim of a corrupt and racist penal system that only encourages recidivism and squanders a treasure in human potential.

Business, Entertainment, Finance, Foreign Relations, Human Rights, Intelligence, Internet, Relationships, Law, New & Mainstream Media, Politics, Social Media, Technology, Terrorism
30 Engaging Minutes, No Holds Barred, Probing Questions, Smart Talk.
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