Special thanks to Jane and Charlie Butcher This unique investigation was made possible by the generous support and commitment of Jane and Charlie Butcher.
Jane and Charlie Butcher
Charlie Butcher's concern for the cost of prisons in the U.S is reflected in this project. A conscientious objector in WWII, Charlie served 19 months in federal prison, an experience that left him with a lifelong commitment to issues of incarceration in America. To learn more about Charlie Butcher and his forthcoming book, visit his web site.
Jane Butcher is co-chair of the Foundation for National Progress (Mother Jones' parent non-profit) where she has served for the last eight years. She is also Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Women of the West Museum; Co-chair of the Committee for the Conference on World Affairs; member of the Arts and Sciences Dean's Advisory Council at the University of Colorado; and founder of the consulting firm Conventional Wisdom, Ltd.
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