Event Title

San Quentin—A Monstrosity

Speaker

Reginald Pulley

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Description

When Reginald L. Pulley was appointed warden of California State Prison at San Quentin in February 1982, he happened to be the first Black person to be appointed in California to head a maximum security prison. During his tenure as warden he was quoted at a public hearing as calling the prison a "monstrosity" that should be closed down. Mr. Pulley will discuss his views on the reality of the prison system and his involvement in it.

About the Lecturer: Reginald Pulley, former Warden of San Quentin State Prison

Document Type

Event

Start Date

25-1-2012 12:00 PM

End Date

25-1-2012 1:00 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

San Quentin, California prison system

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Jan 25th, 12:00 PM Jan 25th, 1:00 PM

San Quentin—A Monstrosity

Fairhaven College Auditorium

When Reginald L. Pulley was appointed warden of California State Prison at San Quentin in February 1982, he happened to be the first Black person to be appointed in California to head a maximum security prison. During his tenure as warden he was quoted at a public hearing as calling the prison a "monstrosity" that should be closed down. Mr. Pulley will discuss his views on the reality of the prison system and his involvement in it.

About the Lecturer: Reginald Pulley, former Warden of San Quentin State Prison