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Crosscurrents

Life of the Law special: Stories from San Quentin

Monday, January 4th at 5pm, tune in to hear “Stories from San Quentin,” a special broadcast from Life of the Law featuring powerful human stories of prisoners, staff and volunteers at California's oldest prison.

Recorded at the San Quentin Chapel on December 5th, the event was a co-production of Life of the Law, the San Quentin News, the San Quentin Prison Report, the Society of Professional Journalists/Northern California Chapter, and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. 

On KALW December 25th at 5pm, and rebroadcast on Monday, January 4, 2016 at 7pm.  This program can also be heard onLife of the Law's website.

Matt Martin was KALW’s general manager from 2006 through 2018. Under his leadership, KALW grew into one of the most productive and innovative stations in public radio. Programs launched at KALW during Matt’s tenure as GM include the award-winning local newsmagazine Crosscurrents, the design podcast 99% Invisible, and the Spanish-language narrative journalism program Radio Ambulante. He helped create the station’s Audio Academy, a year-long program aimed at developing new talents in public radio, and led the first broad-based strategic planning process in the station’s history.