"VICE SPECIAL REPORT: FIXING THE SYSTEM," A LOOK AT AMERICA'S BROKEN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, DEBUTS SEPT. 27 ON HBO
Special Features President Obama's Historic Visit To El Reno Federal Prison
And Offers An In-Depth Look At The Dire Impact The Current
Criminal Justice System Is Having On Millions Of Americans
VICE SPECIAL REPORT: FIXING THE SYSTEM, an in-depth look at America's broken criminal justice system, debuts SUNDAY, SEPT. 27 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
Other HBO playdates: Sept. 27 (1:00 a.m.) and 30 (7:00 p.m., 3:35 a.m.), and Oct. 1 (1:40 a.m.), 2 (midnight), 4 (noon) and 14 (4:00 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Sept. 28 (1:30 p.m., midnight) and 29 (6:30 p.m.), and Oct. 3 (1:10 p.m.), 8 (11:45 a.m.) and 15 (9:45 p.m.)
The special will also be available on HBO NOW and HBO GO.
The special will give viewers an in-depth look at the pervasive impacts of America's approach to crime and imprisonment, chronicling the many interlocking pieces of the sprawling system, from prisoners and their families to the judiciary and community reformers.
Hosted by VICE founder and correspondent Shane Smith, the documentary features President Obama's historic tour in July of Federal Correctional Institution, El Reno in Oklahoma, where he met with inmates and prison officials.
As part of the VICE special, President Obama became the first sitting president to visit a federal prison, signaling criminal justice reform as a top priority for the final months of his presidency.
The special is the latest in VICE's ongoing coverage of what's becoming a major civil rights issue in the United States. America is home to 5% of the world's population, but 25% of the world's prison population.
Watch the trailer for the special here: http://bit.ly/1hVbJwS.
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