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Maximum-security prisoners in my classroom wrote a visceral and raw drama about life on the streets and inside prison The bitter truth they told is their song And now it is my job to make that song heardA visceral and raw drama is the song of the prisoners who wrote it.

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Jess Goodell volunteered when she was a Marine to work in the corps’ mortuary affairs unit in Iraq. Her job was to collect the bodies and body parts of fallen fellow Marines. She wrote a book about the experience called “Shade It Black: Death and After in Iraq.” Here are excerpts from Goodell's book and Chris Hedges’ interview with the author, read by classically trained actor and Truthdig contributor Eunice Wong.

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On this week’s episode of Truthdig radio in collaboration with KPFK: Unconstitutionally crowded prisons, battlefield medicine, a very special segment on the Marines who collect their dead in Iraq, and just a little bit of Jesus. Plus: Reese Erlich reports from Egypt.

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On this week’s episode of Truthdig Radio in collaboration with KPFK: Unconstitutionally crowded prisons, battlefield medicine, a very special segment on the Marines who collect their dead in Iraq, and just a little bit of Jesus Plus: Reese Erlich reports from Egypt Update: Full transcriptOn this week’s episode of Truthdig Radio: Unconstitutionally crowded prisons, battlefield medicine, a very special segment on the Marines who collect their dead in Iraq, and just a little bit of Jesus.

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“Life and Fate” by Vasily Grossman is one of the greatest works of 20th century literature. A new theatrical adaptation is innovative, but ultimately loses the epic's profound meditations on good and evil.A theatrical adaptation of one of the great works of the 20th century falls short of the original epic.

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