prisons http://iowapublicradio.org en Crime Victims' Needs http://iowapublicradio.org/post/crime-victims-needs <p>Many severe crimes alter a victim's life forever. People convicted of those crimes might be put behind bars for a very long time or even the rest of their lives. &nbsp;Join host Charity Nebbe&nbsp;who talks with victims about what they want--and don't want--from the people that committed crimes against them or their family members. &nbsp;Hear the story of one woman whose daughter was murdered and the personal journey she took getting ready to meet the murderer face-to-face ten years later.</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:24:08 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Ben Stanton 23307 at http://iowapublicradio.org Crime Victims' Needs The Purpose of Prisons: Where Iowa Fits In http://iowapublicradio.org/post/purpose-prisons-where-iowa-fits <p>Why do we have prisons?&nbsp; Are they for retribution or rehabilitation or protection? Also, what are the strengths and weaknesses of Iowa's corrections system? Sarah McCammon steps in for Ben Kieffer to look at how prisons in Iowa stake up against prisons nationwide.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 20:33:23 +0000 Sarah McCammon, Katherine Perkins & Sarah Boden 22948 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Purpose of Prisons: Where Iowa Fits In