American Justice

Season 14 Episode 1

Cruel and Unusual

Aired Tuesday 7:00 PM Jan 06, 2005 on A&E
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Cruel and Unusual
A look at notorious cases of barbaric or bizarre punishment of prisoners. Includes: Henry Young, who was kept in the "Dark Hole" of Alcatraz; Tommy Ortiz, who was beaten by prison guards wearing lead-filled gloves; and John Evans, whose body was charred in the electric chair.

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