Monday, July 13, 2015

Obama to Make First-Ever Presidential Visit to a Federal Prison for VICE Special

President Barack Obama announced [on July 10] that he will visit the El Reno federal prison in Oklahoma next week to participate in a VICE special on America's criminal justice system. It will make Obama the first sitting US president to visit a federal prison.

As part of the VICE special airing this fall on HBO, Obama and VICE founder Shane Smith, host of the special, will tour the facility and meet with prisoners, prison staff, and law enforcement officials.


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