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Lost Highways: Dispatches from the Shadows of the Rocky Mountains

Jun 1, 2022

Less than an hour south of Colorado Springs, Fremont County is home to more than a dozen prisons, including the Colorado State Penitentiary and ADX, or Supermax, aka "The Alcatraz of the Rockies." On this episode of Lost Highways, we look into the history of the architecture of those prisons to see what they reveal about our belief in the power of incarceration to make society a better place.