Special Feature: Envision Yourself Being a Free Man

On this episode of Re:sound, we're featuring an audio postcard from the Restorative Radio Project plus an interview with the series' producer, Sylvia Ryerson.

2016 / Re:sound, USA


On this episode of Re:sound, we're featuring an audio postcard from the Restorative Radio Project plus an interview with the series' producer, Sylvia Ryerson.

Envision Yourself Being a Free Man
by Sylvia Ryerson with recordings by Essie Mannes (Restorative Radio Project, WMMT, 2016)
Essie Manns is the grandmother of DeVaughn Hall, currently incarcerated at Red Onion State prison. Essie lives in Roanoke, Virginia, a 4 hours drive from the prison. She cannot drive long distances, but she gets rides from her friends and family as often as she can to go and visit DeVaughn in prison. For her audio postcard, Essie recorded a Sunday with the family. She took the recorder to church, and then returned home for a fish fry with their whole extended family

Read our behind-the-scenes interview with Sylvia.

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Isabel Vázquez

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