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Part 1: Going Inside

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History of Concord NH From the Original Grant in Seventeen Hundred and Twenty-Five to the Opening of the Twentieth Century
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State Prison in Concord from "History of Concord, New Hampshire, from the original grant in seventeen hundred and twenty-five to the opening of the twentieth century"

Bill Blanchard was just a kid when he first came into contact with law enforcement.

"Going Inside" is the first installment of a four-part series,"The Rules Are Different Here: A Series on New Hampshire's Prisons and Jails." The full series is available here.

Featuring Bill Blanchard, ER nurse and formerly incarcerated at the New Hampshire State Prison; Devon Chaffee, Executive Director of the ACLU of New Hampshire; Richard Van Wickler, Superintendent of the Cheshire County Department of Corrections; and Kim, formerly incarcerated at the women's state prison in Goffstown and Shea Farm transitional housing.

Daniela is an editor in NHPR's newsroom. She leads NHPR's Spanish language news initiative, ¿Qué Hay de Nuevo, New Hampshire? and the station's climate change reporting project, By Degrees. You can email her at dallee@nhpr.org.

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