Former California Department of Corrections Director Jeanne Woodford

An Ex-Prison Warden and a Fan of ‘The Shawshank Redemption’

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Jeanne Woodford is the former warden of San Quentin State Prison, director and undersecretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and executive director of Death Penalty Focus. She is currently a senior fellow at the Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice. Before participating in a Zócalo Public Square panel on why so many Americans and Californians are in prison, she talked about her favorite prison break movie, her guilty pleasure, and what crime she would legalize if she had to choose in the Zócalo green room.

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