Convicted Killers Compete in Rodeo

Every year the gates of Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola Prison, open to the public for an increasingly popular rodeo show. The participants are some of the most dangerous prisoners in the US, and most are black, from urban backgrounds and have no training. But for a few days a year, the inmates get to see their families and have a taste of freedom - factors the organisers say can help rehabilitate offenders.

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2 comments:

BILL LIVINGSTON said...

I always assume people these days have watched old classic movies...and they haven't. If this applies, or if you just would love to see it again, watch "Stir Crazy." Just remember-every bull has a "magic word" that just really, really pisses it off..

Biazzio said...

there is an old movie that was around this was there not?