The Press: Behind Bars

Warden Lewis Edward Lawes of Sing Sing Prison was in London last week inspecting Scotland Yard. Consequently the nation's most publicized penologist was not on hand to celebrate the initial appearance of a monthly magazine called Prison Life Stories, of which he was billed as editor.

Prison Life Stories seemed to be trying to do two mutually exclusive things at once. In "A Dedication" Warden Lawes soberly hoped that "those who are interested in a more rational approach to the problems engendered by delinquency will more clearly understand its many aspects. ... As...

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