WPT Archives: 1970s

Target #608

Special | 58m 40s

State representative Ed McClain discusses proposed crime legislation that would eliminate parole and create a sentencing commission. Warden of Dodge Correctional Institution Gordon Abrahamson, corrections planning analyst Austin McClendon, and Milwaukee district attorney E. Michael McCann share their favorable and dissenting opinions.

Aired: 11/29/79

Rating: NR

Since 1954, Wisconsin Public Television – then known as WHA-TV – has shared high-quality educational content throughout the state. Right here, you can explore archival footage from some of our early documentaries like “On Wisconsin Women: Issues Facing Women” and “Between the Lines.”