PBS NewsHour

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Nov 6, 2019 A new podcast from the NewsHour examines the public defender system in the United States -- and the enormous gaps and problems that undermine its effectiveness. Amna Nawaz and producer Frank Carlson reported from Missouri for this five-part series, and they join Judy Woodruff to discuss the heartbreaking stories they heard and what the flawed system says about American criminal justice.

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